Africa: Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN elects Nkereuwem Onung as new president


The Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria, FTAN has elected the chairman of Remlords Tours and Car Hire Services, Mr Nkereuwem Onung as the new president of the association.

According to, Onung emerged winner with a landslide victory of 71 votes over his challenger Otunba Ayo Olumoko who secured 22 votes at the Federation election held today, Thursday July 8th at RockView Hotel, Abuja.

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Onung is the former president of Nigerian Association of Tour Operators NATOP and its BOT chairman.

He was the immediate past acting president of FTAN, taking over after the untimely death of Alhaji Rabo Karim Seleh in active service.

Onung is a former banker before venturing into tour and car hire business.

Results for other elections to fill other positions were as follow:
1 Membership secretary 1
Anokwuru 23
Lawal Sahid 73

Internal auditor
26 Chikwendu
Okon Emenu 69

VP South West
Kolade Tunde Julius 60
Gbenga Sumonu 30

Yunusa Mohammed 70
Mrs Ebike Semode 21

Candidates for other positions were returned unopposed.

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