The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport ( CILT), Lagos State Chapter, has elected Mr Bashir Ambi as its new Chairman and other executive officers to run the affairs of the Chapter for the next two years.
The newly elected Chairman made the disclosure in a statement on Sunday in Lagos.
Inaugurating the officers, the Deputy National Vice President of CILT Nigeria, Dr Alban Igwe, tasked them to exhibits professionalism in order to achieve viable results in the sector.
Igwe reminded the team that CILT is fast spreading across the globe due to its significance to Logistics and Transport, which has now moved from over 300 countries to over 400 countries.
He commended the electoral committee for the transparent way the exercise was conducted.
The National Vice President (West), Mrs Magret Ogbonna, reminded the gathering that Lagos chapter “intimidates and outshined” all other chapters in the Country.
She said that Lagos members outshines when it comes to any professional function due to its highest committed professional membership and implored them to maintain the tempo.
Ogbonna commended the out going executive for their sacrifices to the chapter.
She tasked the incoming executive to uphold the spirit of ”team work” for excellent professional results.
The former president of the Chapter, Mr James Okpaluwa, gave the stewardship of his administration and thanked members for their supports.
He urged the new executive to contact them for guidance whenever the need arises.
The Electoral Committee head, Mrs Juliana Saka, requested members to observed a minute silence in honour of the Late Chief of Army Staff Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others who died in the ill-fated plane crash on Friday.
She commended members for their maturity and commitment to the exercise in spite of the early morning rain.
Officers elected are: Mr Bashir Ambi, Chairman, Abdulkarim-Yusuf Titilope, Vice Chairman and Mr Aina Akinode, General Secretary.
In his acceptance speech, Ambi thanked members for their confidence and assured them that the newly elected executives would add professionally value to the institute.