Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio Inaugurates a New Advisory Council

Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio Inaugurates a New Advisory Council

Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio International has today inaugurated her new Advisory Council.

The Advisory Council is one of the seven organs of the Mboho. The other organs are The General Assembly, The Board of Trustees, The Central Working Committee, The Executive Council, The High Commissions and The Chapters.

According to the provisions of the body’s constitution the Advisory Council shall consists of the following member definitions:

  1. Four (4) proven, consistent, committed, foundation/long-standing members of the Mboho appointed by the Executive Council subject to ratification by the Central Working Committee.
  2. All active past presidents of the Mboho who shall be members for life subject to good behaviour and continued commitment to the Mboho.
  3. The Advisory Council shall elect its chairman and secretary.
  4. The Advisory Committee shall meet when the need arises to discuss and advise the Central Working Committee on matters affecting the corporate existence of the Mboho or the relationship between members and organs of the Mboho.

The new members of this council just sworn in are Akparawa Nse Ubeh, the Immediate Past President, Akparawa (Hon) Gregory Ekpo Etim, Akparawa (Obong) Aniefon Akpabio and Akparawa (Obong) E. E. Udo-Asuquo.

These eminent members have, from today, joined existing Advisory Council members Akparawa (Sir) Valentine Attah, Ph.D.; Akparawa Okon Imerh; Akparawa Udo Sam Umoatan; Akparawa (Dr) Okon Emah; Akparawa (Otuekong) Sylvester J. Akpan, Ph.D; all past presidents and Akparawa Amah T. Amah – founding member. Apart from the past presidents who are statutorily members of the Council the names of all four appointed members had been presented by the International President Akparawa Monday Etokakpan for ratification and acceptance at the September 2014 Central Working Committee.

The Council has proceeded to elect from amongst themselves Akparawa (Dr)Valentine Attah, as Chairman while Akparawa (Obong) E.E. Udo-Asuquo was elected Secretary.

Akparawa Anthony Udoekong