By NIM Correspondent
Bridging the gap between leaders and the led formed the basis of the message when the Okwu Ndi Aniocha South organized the maiden edition of its end of year party and awards ceremony to recognize some of the outstanding leaders in Aniocha South
The event which held at Ogwashi Uku, the Aniocha South Local Government headquarters, saw the presentation of awards to the member representing the area in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Isaac Anwuzia, the state Commissioner for Technical Education, Hon.Joan Onyemaechi, the chairman of Aniocha South Local Government, Pastor Jude Chukwunwike, among others, for their various contributions to the local government.
Addressing the gathering, the Executive chairman of Aniocha South council, Pastor Jude Chukwuwike reiterated the importance of bridging the gap between leaders and followers through concerted effort for the growth and development of the area.
Pastor Chukwunwike who was a Special Guest of Honour at the event, stated that leaders in Aniocha South were contributing their quota in bridging the gap, and called on youths of Aniocha South to be patient with their leaders.
In a keynote address titled leadership and followership in a political context; the intricacies and interplays, Comrade Mayor Enujeko pointed out that commitment and trust remained key in bridging gaps between leaders and followers.
The guest lecturer, Comrade Joseph Chiadika advised youths in Aniocha South to stay focused and support their leaders.
He also called on leaders to empower their followers.
Speaking on the mission and vision of the Okwu Ndi Aniocha South, the conveners of group, Mr Frank Okwudini and Mr. Kelvin Etieh, said the group was formed to seek ways of closing the gap between the leader and the followers.
The royal father of the day and traditional ruler of Nsukwa kingdom, Obi Kenneth Ezegbunem the first JP, and other dignitaries present also gave goodwill messages.