Chime Appoints New Christian, Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Dissolves Old BoardEnugu, Ignatius Okpara, News Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, has approved the dissolution of the state Christian and Muslim Welfare Boards with effect from the 14th of October 2014.
Consequently, a new board has been constituted to pilot the affairs of the two bodies in the state.
A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government Mr Patrick Amaechi Okolo named Rev. Fr John Nwafor, as the new Chairman of the Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board while Alhaji Salih Garba Abugu heads the Muslim Board.
Other members of the Christian Board include Dame Chinasa Nwebiem (Executive Secretary), Prof. Mrs. Rose Onah, Evangelist Ifeanyi Nwonye, Mrs Cordelia Chime.
Others are Rev. Nnamdi Nsude, Dr Edwin O. Omer and Pastor Chijioke Nwachukwu.
Other members of the Muslim Welfare Board are Alhaji Yakubu Eneh (Executive Secretary), Hajia Salamatu Aminu, Alhaji Herbert Mohammed Onyeama, Alhaji Suleiman Haruna. Others are Alhaji Ahmed Ugwuanyi, Alhaji Suleiman Okenwa and Alhaji Adebayo Kamuridin.
The statement disclosed that the appointments also took effect from the 14th while all handing over exercise must be completed before the close of work on Thursday 17th October 2013.
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