By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja
The Management of Old Karu Market Traders Association (KMTA) has
inaugurated its newly elected Executive Officers into office after a
free, fair and credible election conducted recently.
The newly inaugurated executives are: Alhaji Abdulkadi Abubakar,
Chairman; Mr Augustine Obi, Vice Chairman; Mr Monday Pankshin,
Secretary; Godspower Obiora, Assistant Secretary.
Others are: Abubakar Umar, PRO; Saidu Hameed, Assistant PRO. Hajiya
Maryam, Treasurer; Atiku Umar, Provost while Samuel Uneke (Authentic)
emerged Task Force.
Mrs Tina Gado, Women Leader; Salasi Stephen, Secretary to Women leader ,while Maimuna Muhammed was elected Personal Assistant to the women leader.
Alhaji Ibrahim Mairafta was elected Special Assistant to the
The chairman, Abuja municipal area council, Hon Abdullahi Adamu
Candido said it was the first time in history that Karu Market Traders
Association witnessed such a credible election.
Candido who was represented by Hon Jibril Babangushi said the election
was a milestone achievement to the association and to the people of
Karu as a whole.
The Sa’Karuya of Karu in a message called for tolerance amongst the
market operators. He said what Karu people need is tolerance adding,
“We should be tolerance because we served one God. We should respect
each other; if we do that we would live in tranquillity.”
Speaking during the occasion, a member of the Caretaker Committee, Mr
Stephen Ene who said it was a new down for the newly elected officers,
thanked God for making it possible for them to have a conclusive
“We thanked God for the election which was free and fair,” Ene said.
While calling on the newly elected EXCO to be committed and dedicated
to their duty.