By Ejike Ejike, Abuja
The Anambra State Towns (People) Association (ASTPA) has elected Arinze Nwachukwu Anthony Anadu as its fourth President-General, who will pilot the affairs of the association for the next three years.
Anadu, former assistant financial secretary of the association, emerged winner after securing 265 votes to beat his closest rival in the election that was held in Abuja last week.
Speaking after he was announced the winner, election and the native of Ezinifite in Aguata local government of Anambra State, said his vision is to reposition the association for the betterment of his people.
He also said welfare of the people remains uppermost priority in his agenda and he will ensure that the over 100 towns that make up ASTPA are properly catered for and their interest protected.
The President-General also said during his three years at the helms of affairs of ASTPA, he would ensure that cultural values and all activities that will showcase and project Anambra state in good light will be given proper attention.
The Psychology graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, who has also worked in the banking industry before venturing into business is succeeding Engr. Iyke Ilonofor.
He said he will build on the foundation already laid by his predecessors and take ASTPA to greater heights where the dreams of the founding fathers will be achieved.
ASTPA is an apolitical umbrella body of all communities in Anambra State residing in Abuja formed for the purpose of protecting unity and the cultural values of Anambra state.