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Mustapha Isa returns as President, Guild of Editors

Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Monday night reelected Mustapha Isa as President to oversee the affairs of the guild for the next two years.

Announcing the outcome of the results, the Chairman, Screening and Election Committee, Bonnie Iwuoha, said Ali M. Ali, was returned unopposed as the Deputy President, Kila Habibu Nuhu, was also elected unopposed as Vice President (North), while  Iyobosa Uwugiaren, emerged unopposed as General Secretary.

In a keenly contested election, Isa trounced the outgoing Secretary, Victoria Ibanga, 176 votes to 54 votes.

The final results also showed that Samuel Egbala was elected Vice President (East) after he secured 132 votes against Mr. Sheddy Ozoene who polled 88 votes

Mr Austeen Elewodalu was elected as Assistant General Secretary with 126 votes against Rose Moses who polled 82 votes.

Steve Nwosu pummeled all his opponents with 150 votes to emerge as Treasurer, as Catherine Agbo secured 51 votes, and Juliet Njiowhor 26 votes.

Eze Anaba trounced his sole challenger Chooks Oko after polling 164 votes to 53 to emerge as Social/Publicity Secretary .

Standing committee members (West) that were elected at the biennial conference include Gabriel Akinadewo, 174 votes, Onuoha Ukeh 174 votes and Wole Sogunle 172 votes. They all emerged as winners.

Umoru Ibrahim led the pack of North standing Committee members with 202 votes, Adesina Gbenga 113 votes, while Imoni Amarere failed to make the list with 99 votes

Nguwoke Nguwoke and Boma Nwuke were returned unopposed respectively as standing Committee members (East).

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