Dr. Anioke: “Nigerian Publishers Association will be taken to enviable height.”
Delegates to the 2022 Annual General meeting of the Nigerian Publishers Association have unanimously re-elected Chief Dr.Uchenna Cyril, as President for a second term.
The election was held on the 25th November, 2022 at the Rock View (Royale) Hotels, Abuja.
The result of the election was announced by Dr. Samuel Okere , Director, Babcock University Press, who served as Chairman of the electoral committee.
According to Dr. Okere , Dr Anioke was returned unopposed as at close of return of nomination forms no other person had returned any nomination form to the electoral body.
He further stated that Dr Anioke and his entire executive council members were returned unopposed.
Dr Okere further stated that he results of the elections were eloquent testimonies to Dr Anioke’s uncommon achievements during his first tenure.
Others elected include, Alhaji Lukeman Dauda, of Evans Publishers Plc, as Vice President; Chief Austin Onwubiko, Mangaing Director of Africana First Publishers , as Deputy President, East; Dr Tahir Abdullaziz of Global tPublishers, as Deputy President North and Mrs Folashade Shinkaiye of Sterling Books Nigeria, as Deputy President, West.
The former President of NPA,.Mr. Gbadega Adedapo of Accessible publishers Limited, as ex-0fficio member.
In his acceptance speech, Dr Anioke dedicated his election to God Almighty. He, thereafter, promised that the Nigerian Publishers Association will be taken to enviable height.
He, therefore, enjoined the delegates and members of the Association to look forward to a repositioned NPA in the coming weeks.
Dr. Anioke announced that various standing and ad-hoc committees will be set up before the 15th of December and requested members of the association to kindly accept to work vigorously in any committees they may find their names.