Immediate past National Publicity Secretary of Lumen Christi Old Students Association, LUCOSA, Barrister Paul Usenbo, has emerged the President of the Association.
Usenbo acknowledged that the election result signals an expression of unalloyed confidence in his leadership acumen, strength of character and firmness of conviction and principle.
The Grand Reunion which witnessed the assembly of the crème de la crème of LUCOSA was laced with speeches, goodwill messages and encomiums showered on the management and staff of the Lumen Christi International High School for playing an enormous role in transforming the citadel of learning into an unblemished institution of excellence, renowned for tutoring and graduating top notch scholars that have made their mark in all fields of endeavour.
The epoch marking Grand Reunion themed ‘The Experience” also celebrated the milestones and achievements of the institution that is undoubtedly one of the most prolific and top performing institution in Nigeria.
Speaking to Journalist, the Chairman of the occasion and the outgoing President of LUCOSA, Dr. Michael Ezeanochie, emphasized the unity, cooperation, selflessness and mutual dialogue and tolerance that has formed the bedrock of the institution and its alumni body.
“What we are witnessing today is the culmination of months of meticulous planning and utmost dedication aimed at bringing all our alumni both at home and in the diaspora together to proffer the way forward in order to tackle the challenges facing our beloved institution, the society and the nation at large.
“As you can see we have conducted the Grand Reunion as well as the election in an atmosphere free of rancor, acrimony or bitterness which goes a long way to project our ideals of fraternity, unity and brotherhood. Without doubt the occasion has been a huge success in the turnout, deliberation and conclusions.” Ezeanochie said
Apart from the unopposed election of Barrister Paul Usenbo as President, other executive offices were keenly contested with the emergence of Emumwen Vincent as Vice President 1 polling 226 votes to defeat Ogu Issac’s 171 votes; Nonso Valentine clinched the position of V.P. 2 after receiving 272 to upset Isaac Ekeoba with 173 votes and Okobia Dennis was elected as the Associations Publicity Secretary with 248 votes to defeat Igun David who got 206 votes amongst other positions vied for and the Secretary General went to Abiola Akindolire.
In his acceptance speech, Barrister Usenbo, promised to continue in the noble and venerable tradition of LUCOSA and its parent institution while calling on the entire alumni membership to join hands with the new executive in order to take the welfare and wellbeing of the entire studentry and alumni to the next level in the scheme of things.