The Bayelsa state chapter of the National youth Council of Nigeria has elected new officer to run its activities.
The new executive, which emerged at the elections held at the NUJ secretariat in Yenagoa, has Ekisah Sinkumo, who defeated two other contestants, as chairman, while Ineye White was elected State Vice Chairman, with Orusa Abari, Goodluck Digagbo and Alakere Williams emerging vice chairmen for Bayelsa West, East and Central.
Asari Ebikabowei was returned as State Secretary, the posts of Assistant Secretary and Financial Secretary went to ZighaAyibawonifiri and Adere Daniel, while Glory Banigo was elected Treasurer.
Kokoriko Ebikibina, Mrs. Deme Pamoso, Agama Giame, Feinakedoh Queen and Dede Emmanuel also emerged Public Relations Officer, Legal Adviser, Internal Auditor, Social Secretary and Ex-officio member.
Inaugurating the new executive council in his office in Yenagoa, the State Commissioner for Youth Development, Chief Collins Cocodiacongratulated them and urged them to carry every stakeholder along, in order to give them a greater sense of belonging.
The Youth Development Commissioner, who also expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the elections, charged the new NYC leadership in the State to initiate programmes that will improve the lot of youths as well as place them more strategically to contribute more meaningfully individually and collectively to the development of the State and Country.
In his remarks, the newly elected Chairman of the Nigerian Youth council, Bayelsa State Chapter, Ekisah Sinkumo thanked members of the council for the confidence reposed in him and the entire executive, adding that, they will give their best and make the desired difference among the youths of the State.