The National President, Institute of Cooperative Professionals of Nigeria (ICOPRON), Mr Emma Okechukwu has formally handed leadership to new executive.
The event took place on Dec. 7, at Cheleku Hotels, Amawbia during the National Executive Meeting of ICOPRON.
In a valedictory speech by the outgoing President, Mr Okechukwu recalled that he was given the responsibility of presidency of the Institute on Nov. 9, 2006 at Kaduna.
According to him, he put in his best to raise ICOPRON to the present standard.
Okechukwu said that his executive laid the foundation for the incoming executive to build on and expressed his hope that they would attain greater heights.
In his acceptance speech, the newly elected National President, Mr Olu Adegoke thanked the outgoing president and executive for their efforts in the Institute.
Mr Adegoke called on the new executive to give him maximum support and cooperation in order to perform optimally.
Earlier, in the day, the Head of Department of Cooperatives in the Ministry of Trade, Commerce, Markets and Wealth Creation Anambra State, Mrs Nwabugo Okonkwo received the ICOPRON executive on a courtesy call to her office at Jerome Udoji Secretariat Complex, Awka.
Mrs Okonkwo accepted their invitation and properly represented the state in the ICOPRON Executive meeting.