The National President of NATA,
Our Esteemed Registered/Elected Trustees,
My fellow NEC members,
Ladies and Gentlemen!
First and foremost; I will like to express my profound gratitude to Almighty God who in His infinite mercy granted us journey mercies from our various destinations to attend this National Executive Council (NEC) Meeting being the first NEC’ after the 6!h National Quadrennial Delegates Conference (NQDC) of our great Association, NATA; which took place in Benin City. Edo State, Nigeria from the 16″ of January to the 17th of January this year 2018.
Secondly, I will like to register on behalf of the National Secretariat of our noble Association our sincere appreciation to all our entire members for their steadfast in prayers during the trial period that trailed our National Delegates Conference (NDC).
Also, I will like to commend the commitments and sacrifices of the National Electoral Committee members for their resilience and perseverance before and during the cause of discharging their saddled responsibilities to have conducted free, fair and acceptable National Election which is unprecedented in the life history of our great Association.
As the National General Secretary I have had to step on toes in other to have the election done. Glory and Praises be to Almighty God for His intervention.
At this Juncture, I will like to bring to our notice once again that; two weeks after the Elections we lost one of the gallant committee members in person of Late Comrade Abubakar Garba who was until his death the Chairman of NATA, Kebbi State Council. May his soul rest in perfect peace! Amin!!
The National Secretariat had visited his family; where it registered it’s condolences on behalf of the entire members of our dear Association.
Thirdly, I want to use this medium to thank most sincerely the Management and Staff of AMMASCO International Limited, Mobil Oil (now 11 Plc) and Oando (now OVH Energy Marketing Company Limited) for their financial support towards the successful conduct of the National Quadrennial Delegates Conference our Association.
Once again, we say a very big thank you to those who contributed in one way or the other in making the National Quadrennial Delegates Conference a successful one.
Dear esteemed NEC members; the National Secretariat has constituted Zonal Electoral Committees in the Six Geo-political Zones who are responsible for conducting elections in the state councils where the tenure of the executives has elapsed.
Therefore, 1 will like to call on all the suite councils to give the committees maximum co-operation it deserves in other to succeed.
So far, elections had been conducted in FCT Abuja; North Central Zone, Ondo State Council in South West Zone and Zamfara State Council in the North West Zone: respectively.
I want to use this medium therefore, to call on the Electoral Committee Members to strictly adhere to the provisions of NATA’s Constitution during the cause of conducting the elections under reference.
On this note, on behalf of the National Secretariat I wish to congratulate those who emerged victorious in the just concluded State’s Elections.
Finally, as we shall be deliberating on fundamental issues germane to the survival of our Cluster as indivisible entity, I pray for divine intervention of the Almighty God while our meeting lasts!
May the Almighty God lead each and every one of us safely back to our various destinations! Amin!!
NATA! …Progress! Progress!! …NATA!!! No NATA!
.. .No Movement!!!
May the Almighty God bless us all! Amin!!!
Being text of NATA National Secretariat Report presented by the NATA National General Secretary, Comrade Musa Yahaya at the NATA National Executive Council Meeting held in Lagos State, Nigeria held on Friday 28 Sept, 2018.