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Adamawa Royal Father urges Bwatiye ethnic nationality To Foster Peace And Unity For Socio -Economic Growth

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Adamawa Royal Father urges Bwatiye ethnic nationality To Foster Peace And Unity For Socio -Economic Growth

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- Elects 20 New Official To Leads Pene DA Bwatiye Association

In the quest to pursue their socio-economic and cultural interest, Bwatiye sons and daughters in Nigeria and the Diaspora have been urged to maintain unity, peace and social cohesion.

The Hama Bachama, His Royal Majesty, Daniel Shaga, gave the call at the occasion to elect new officials of the Pene Da Bwatiye Development Association Worldwide.

The Royal father, emphasize the need for a united Bwatiye for socio-economic and political gains.

TGNEWS reports that Chief James P. Iliya and 19 other, were elected to leads the affairs of the Association for the next Three (3) Years.

The Hama Batta, His Royal Majesty, Alhamdu Gladstone Teneke, noted that the peaceful conduct of the election was as a result of the peaceful nature of the Bwatiye people.

He advised the newly elected official to reach out to the Bwatiye people in the Diaspora for development initiative.

Our correspondent reports that the occasion which took place in Numan Local Government area of Adamawa state was graced by prominent sons and daughters of Bwatiye extraction.

The presence of the two first class chiefs, Hama Batta, His Royal Majesty, Alhamdu Gladstone Teneke and Hama Bachama, His Royal Majesty, Daniel Shaga was a moral booster for the Bwatiye people.

Chief Joel Madaki, the State Attorney General and Commissioners for Justice, Barr.Afraimu Jingi and his Counterpart Hon. Joab Sama, Commissioner, Ministry of Lands and Survey and other title holders were part of the occasion

In their separate goodwill messages, Madaki, Jingi, Sama, advised the new leadership to be proactive and resolute in carrying out the activities of the association.

They challenged the new official to foster peace and unity among the bwatiye people and also promote the rich cultural heritage of their people.

Our correspondence reports that Chief James P. Iliya who emerged as National President, is to be supported by Four (4) National Vice Presidents representing the three zones and the other as National Vice President in charge of Bwatiye in Diaspora.

Also elected were Pwakavi Emmanuel as National Secretary while the State Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Comrade Ishaka Dedan emerged as the National Publicity Secretary of Association.

In his acceptance speech, Chief Illiya, appreciated the electoral committee under the leadership of Barr. Ashiyati Ananze for a job well-done

He stated that the electoral committee had conducted a free, fair and credible election which will be etched in the annals of the Association.

He dedicated himself to service, promising to promote peace and unity among the bwatiye.

During the event, the rich Cultural dances, songs and other performances of the Bwatiye people were showcased.

It could be recalled that in April, the Executive Council of Pene Da Bwatiye Development Association had set up an 8-man electoral committee to organize and conduct election into various offices of the Association.

Membership of the electoral committee cut across the Three (3) zones of the Bwatiye people ( Basa Pwa, Basa Voti and Basa Njiya).

The committee had Barr. Ashiyati Ananze as chairman, Elvira Esthon secretary, while Prof. Hyacenth Nahunnaron, Christopher Tonmageino, Gibson Pwadadi, Hudson Zubairu, Barr. Umar Mohammed and Tina Phineas as members.

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