The Aba Landlords Protection and development Association (ALPADA) and Aba Tenant welfare and protection Association have inaugurated a seven Man Arbitration Committee for the reconciliation of rifts between the Landlords and tenants in order to achieve peace.
This is contained in a statement issued and signed by the President General of ALPADA, Chief A.E Udeigbo and Rev. Dr. Mike George, the President General Aba tenants welfare and protection Association.
According to the document, the decision to set up this body, which was taken on May 6th 2022, was born out of the concern of the leadership of the two groups to ensure the peaceful co-existence of the landlords and their tenants.
The document disclosed further that there was an agreement that ALPADA should bring four members to represent them, with the chairman of the panel and Aba tenants welfare and protection Association, three members with the secretary.
Those representing ALPADA are Barr. Ejike Obi as Chairman, and Bro. Umeh Chidi, Pst. (Mrs) Nancy Iheke, Mazi Emmanuel Onu as members, while the Tenants Welfare Association was represented by Nnamani Chika as Secretary, and Pastor Emma Nwodo and Rev. Precious Abraham as members.
The panel was charged with the responsibility of handling all matters free of charge, but ensuring that their recommendation goes to the join executives of the two Association for final decision.
Udeigbo , who later reacted on the reason for setting up the panel explained that for some time now, rifts have cropped up between the two bodies, which they have found very difficult to resolve, but that with the setting up of the panel, he was sure that all those problems will become a thing of the past.
He thanked members of the body for accepting to make their free contributions so that peace will exist between the two closest body for the benefit of the larger society. END