Friday 18th August, 2017
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GEDA installs new transformer at Alaba market

GEDA installs new transformer at Alaba market

General Electrical Dealers Association (GEDA), a unit in Al­aba International Market La­gos has commissioned a new 200/11KVA electricity trans­former for improved power supply to its members.

The ceremony was per­formed by the chairman of the Anambra Indigenous Forum in the market, Hon. Chinedu Arinze.

While commissioning the transformer, Hon. Arinze prayed to God that the trans­former may serve the pur­pose for which it was ac­quired.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chairman of GEDA Chief Felix Nwagu thanked mem­bers of the organization for their unflinching support for his leadership without which he said he could not have achieved much.

He announced for the ben­efit of those who were not aware that the transformer was acquired without levying the members.

Chief Nwagu disclosed that the fund came from what he called “Internally Generated Revenue”.

He expressed gratitude to some individuals within and outside the organization who he said voluntarily made contri­butions towards the success of the project. He however did not mention their names. None­theless, Nwagu singled out two individuals for special rec­ognition in view of their long standing support for the organ­ization. He said he owes it as a duty to appreciate the contribu­tions of his predecessor Chief Uche Igwe and the Grand Pa­tron Chief TonyFaith Ojike. He eulogized them for their con­tributions towards the pro­gress of GEDA over the years.

Our Correspondent ob­served that it was a day for celebrating the chairman as speaker after speaker on the occasion showered encomi­ums on him.

First to speak after the chairman was the immediate past Chairman Chief Uche Igwe who expressed joy at the success of Chief Nwagu administration pointing out that he has never been invit­ed to mediate in any dispute since he left office.

Also speaking, Chief Emma Nnaji remarked that the Nwagu led administration has raised the bar of govern­ance in the organization. He argued that the next adminis­tration will have a hard time living up to the standard at­tained by this group.