All is set for the election of new national executives of the Gospel Musicians Association of Nigeria (GOMAN), which will mark the end of six years reign of Reverend Timi Orokoya as the current president of the association of gospel music practitioners.
According to a release made available to R and signed by the secretary of the association’s election committee, Canon Gboyega Babayeju, the release stated that the election is billed for August 11 at the God of Glory Christian Church, Ikosi, Ketu, Lagos State, while accreditation of delegates for the election is expected to commence by 7.00p.m.
Speaking further on the election, the chairman of the election committee, Prophet Oluwatunmibi Oluwaseun, said that preparations are in the top gear to give the association the best election in the history of its establishment, assuring that, “we will do everything within our disposal to give our best and we pray for a successful election. I don’t mind if this is going to be the legacy I will leave behind in the association. It must be the best.”
Gospel singer, Evangelist (Dr.) Funmi Aragbaye, who is one of the contenders for the post of president of the association, in a brief chat said, “This is a divine moment for me and a time to listen to the clarion call from God and people in the gospel music arena. I’m ready to serve my God and my people in this capacity. And I will use everything within my disposal to turn the association around.”
Also, Revrend Bassey Ekpeyong Okon, who is also contesting, promised to restore the old glory of the association if he emerged the president.
Others who are also vying for various positions in the forthcoming election include Pastor Kayode Iyiola who is contesting for PRO; Evangelist (Dr.) Femi Opalemo.