By Eunice Odigie, Benin City
Edo Civil Society Organisations, (EDOSCO), yesterday, set up an Interim Executives to oversee the conduct of an election of new executives to pilot its affairs for the next three years.
EDOCSO outgoing Public Relations Officer, Osazee Edigin, while addressing Journalists in Benin after an enlarged meeting where the former executives were dissolved, said the committee is to put modalities in place towards the emergence of a new executive council. Those elected were Comrade Curtis Ogbebor as Chairman while Comrade Dickson John will serve as secretary.
Edigin, while thanking EDOCSO for the opportunity given to them to have served, said members should rally round the Interim Committee to succeed in bringing about the new executives.
“All comrades are required to give them all needed support as they pilot the network’s activities in the interim pending the emergence of a substantive executive council.
“We would like to appreciate all members of just ended executive council tenure for their selfless and resilience in the past three years in bringing the network to an enviable height even without salaries or stipends,” he said.
Responding, Comrade Curtis Ogbebor, Chairman, Interim Committee, said he would work in line with the constitution to ensure the progress and sustainability of the civil society network.
“As one of the founding members of the network who has worked assiduously for the growth and development of the network.
“I will continue to put more effort, act in consonant with the constitutional provisions of the network, work in synergy with stakeholders and all members of the network to ensure the progress and sustainability of the network”, Ogbebor said.