History was made in made in Ladipo Auto Parts premises when former president of Ladipo Auto Central Executive Traders (LACET), Dr. Kingsley Oguno ended his regime on a very good note.
Speaking before handing over to his successor, Dr. Jude Nwankwo, Dr. Oguno praised God for giving him the grace to serve in that capacity.
The outgoing president disclosed that relying on God was his winning formula in leading the traders. According to him, his greatest achievement was that the market was never shut down by the state Government due to crisis, quite unlike before he assumed power. He also counted the on going construction of gutters that would lead to road construction in the area as part of his legacies.
In his own speech, the new president, Dr. Jude Nwankwo saw the swearing-in ceremony as the happiest day in his life as he assumed duty as the President General of LACET, Mushin Lagos.
He therefore thanked all those made it possible especially his predecessor, Dr. Oguno, the board of trustees, the masses that voted for him. He considered his election as a privilege and not a right, had every right to thank God, remain faithful and loyal to Him.
Dr. Nwankwo promised not to abuse the grace and opportunity given to him to serve. He assured the crowd that turned out to witness the event that he would not disappoint them because he would do a lot of consultation on controversial issues for the welfare of all. He assured that he would maintain the existing cordial relationship between the State and Mushin governments and the traders.
Announcing members of his team with Chikaodili Darlington Ajaegbu as the Taskforce Chairman, President Nwankwo warned those who parade the market as cultists in the market to steer clear. The same stern warning went to those who illegally would collect money from unsuspecting customers without authorization, to desist from the act.
Earlier, a former president and BOT member Mr. Obiwulu advised the new regime to discharge their duty with fear of God and aim at improving the achievements of their predessors. He implored them to face the business for which they were elected instead of dwelling on blame and accusations on failures of the gone governments.
The swearing-in was conducted by Barrister Princess Oby Onu, managing counsel and mediator in the Golden Bridge firm of Barristers, Solicitors and Legal Consultants. It was witnesses by Chief Dr. John Nwosu, Ezeigbo of Mushin, who was once vice president of LACET. The Olu of Mushin, HRM Oba Fataai sent a representative. The newly elected President of Ohanaeze, Mushin Chapter Chief Eugene Omeje with some of his cabinet members was there also.