columnist and chairman of The Nation’s Editorial Board, Sam Omatseye, has been
elected President of Government College, Ughelli Old Boys Association (GCUOBA)
election, which took place recently in Lagos attracted a healthy presence of
old boys of all generations, including the elders known as Ancient Mariners.
his acceptance speech, Omatseye pledged to run an inclusive administration and
raise the bar for both the alma mater and the fellowship of old boys in the
will work with my able executive, leverage the wisdom of the Ancient Mariners
and the goodwill of all members to move this association to a higher pedestal,”
Marketing emerged as Vice President.
Okugbawa was elected Secretary. Akeju Akintonmiwa became assistant Secretary.
Okosubide Mozimo is the new Treasurer. Prince Okoro emerged as Financial
Secretary. Lawson Abanum was elected as publicity Secretary.
ex-officio members included the immediate past president Col. D.J. Binitie
(rtd), Cassidy Binitie, Architect Paul Karika and Chief Clement Djebah.
Ancient Mariners in attendance were, Dr. Mathew Eshalomi, GTS Adokpaye, Chief
JJ. Akpieyi, Prof. Egerton Uvieghara, Emmanuel Ofoche, Capt. Nath Evuarherhe,
Dr. Solomon Avbovbo and Chief Arc. Charles Majoroh, The President General World
Wide, All Ancient Mariners.