Sunday March 8, 2020 marked a new dawn in the history of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, OMPAN, Imo State Chapter as the association Inaugurates her new Executive members in Owerri, the state capital.
This is coming few months after restructuring and re- engineering the Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria in the State so as to move forward
The event which officially kick-started the activities of the association since the re-branding had media practitioners across the state gracing the occasion.
In his remarks, the Chairman of Imo OMPAN advised the newly inaugurated OMPAN Executives to remain focused and always be objective in their reportage.
"So far, I am delighted by the high level of professionalism we are all exhibiting in our various platforms. Let's remain focused as we keep sharing global best practice"
Mr Anyanwu urged the members to unite to move Imo State OMPAN forward as well as achieve its objectives.
"We need to work in a more concerted effort with other executive members to move the association forward"
According to him, "Imo Chapter of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria has continued to draw inspiration from the provision of the Constitution of Federal Republic of Nigeria and independence of the media to purse media professionalism, good governance through democracy, promotion of online media accountability and self regulation and good relations with Government and the people"
Taking the Oath of office, the new Excutive members of Imo OMPAN solemnly pledged to uphold the goals, mission, objective of the association.
The new Exco members includes Mr Ikechukwu Anyanwu ( Publisher of Arise Africa Magazine) as Chairman; Mr Henry Uwalaka ( Publisher of Educator Newspaper) as Vice Chairman; Mr Prince Ukwu ( Publisher of New Galaxy Media) as Secretary; Mr Obiajulu Okwuosa ( Publisher of ObFado.com) as Treasurer and Mr ThankGod Emeh (Publisher of News Corner) as the Public Relations Officer