The Enugu State Network of Cicil Society Organisations (ENSNET) last Sunday announced a leadership structure to drive the activities of the Network in the implementation of her strategic goals and operations in the state for the next four years.
In the face of a rapidly shrinking civic space, it becomes necessary fir civil societies to work together for a thriving civil society environment and engage relevant stakeholders towards realising the yearning and ambitions of the society.
For the sake of credibility, transparency and fairness, the election was conducted and observed by two independent observers who are non-members of the Network.
Speaking after the election, Comrade Emmanuel Acha, who emerged as chairman, on behalf of the leadership accepted the new responsibility and pledged that they will work in the interest of the Network in the most transparent and accountable manner.
“We will not take this responsibility for granted. We will not disappoint you and the society we serve,” he said.
The leadership, by virtue of the election becomes ENSNET’s executive governance body for the next four years and notably will reflects the strategic relevance in the drive to achieve its mission of enhancing civil society diversity, inclusion and resilience in the state through networking, capacity building and partnership for sustainable development.
The newly elected leadership composition, effective from June 27, 2021, include the following 7 members in no particular order:
- Comrade Emmanuel Acha, elected as Chairman
- Iyke Umeh, elected as Secretary
- Ms Azuka Nwofor, elected as Treasurer
- Ms Peggy Chukwuemeka, elected as Program Action Officer
- Ikenna Ugwu, elected as Communications and Public Relations Officer
- Mrs Boma Aniekwe, elected as Legal Adviser
- Obiajulu Nebo Henry, elected as Financial Secretary
Comrade Emmanuel Acha
Mr. Ikenna Ugwu
Communications/Public Relations Officer