Members of the New Executive Council of Polobubo community in a group photograph with elders of the community.
By Samuel Abai
President General, Dr. Bright Abulu; General Secretary, Rev. Clement Doyah-Tiemo and 17 other executives have been sworn in to take over the mantle of leadership of Polobubo (Tsekelewu) community, Egbema kingdom, Warri North Local Government Area of Delta state.
The Polobubo National Executive Council (NEC) is responsible for the realization and achievement of the aims and goals of the community.
The NEC have overriding powers, plays supervisory and oversight functions over all wings, organs and appendages of Polobubo (Tsekelewu) community. The NEC is the supreme organ of Polobubo (Tsekelewu) community and it is the authorized leaders/spokesmen, representatives of the Polobubo (Tsekelewu) community in all matters affecting the community.
Dr. Abulu who gave a brief acceptance speech at the event that was held on December 2, 2021 at Polobubo (Tsekelewu) town, thanked the people for the honour.
He said, “I am indeed elated by the honour done to me and my team and I promise that, with God helping us, the community will prosper. With God helping us, we will pilot the affairs of our community with integrity, trust and in the fear of God.”
However, this came after the adoption and signing of the amended Polobubo (Tsekelewu) Community Constitution by a representative from each of the eight (8) quarters that make up the community.
The event that was chaired by a former national president of the NEC, Elder Edmund Tiemo, has Pa Jeyemi Gbalubi, Chief Clifford Ukulor, Chief Afan Lesiagho, Chief Ismael Suku, Chief (Mrs.) OJombo Yoroki and other prominent sons and daughters of the community in attendance.
Elder Edmund Tiemo, urged the new leadership to be fair, just and rule the community equitably in the fear of God.
Elder Edmund said “I have no doubt of the competence of Dr. Abulu and his executive council members, as the president is coming in with over 20 years working experience in the oil and gas industry, having worked with Chevron Nigeria limited in Nigeria and United States of America and with a doctorate degree. He and his team will succeed.”
He described the emergence of the set of officers as “a new dawn for our community” and urged all sons and daughters to support the new leadership.”
Rev. Kenneth Toruwei of the First Baptist Church Polobubo, Papa Jeyemi Gbalubi, and Ama-Okosuwei of Polobubo (Tsekelewu) community – Papa Chief Idabor Pablogba, prayed and gave fatherly advice to the NEC.