The special adviser to the Governor of Anambra State on Chieftaincy and Town Union Matters, Barrister Vera Queen Okonkwo has said that the successful conduct of the town union elections in Anambra State in over 75 communities is a clear indication that peace, unity and harmony has come to stay in the state.
The Special Adviser said this while briefing news men on the success of the exercise in Awka, the state capital. She said the election was peaceful, credible, free and fair. She changed the elected officers of the town unions to queue into the vision and mission of the state governor Chief Willie Obiano, who she said, is an advocate of peace.
The Special Adviser condemned in its entirety the actions of some people who resort to court action simply because of community leadership.
She said leadership is gift from God and if one contests an election and does not succeed, he or she should take it in the spirit of sportsmanship.
Meanwhile the people of Mbosi Community at the weekend elected a 12-member body to run its affairs.
The elected members are Chief Ukonze Marcel who pulled 451 votes to beat him opponent Mr. Anthony Nwangwo to clinch the position of the President General of the town.
Others are Okoli Azuka Innocent, Comrade Okeke Emeka, Nwajiaka Arinze and Nze Donatus Anene, who won the position of Vice President, Secretary General, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, respectively.
In his post-election speech the newly elected President General of the town, Chief Ukonze thanked the Anambra State government and the Mbosi Community for the peaceful manner they conducted the election.