A new chairman has been elected for the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (CANUK). He is Babatunde Loye, a 44-year-old insurance expert.
He was the immediate past Assistant Social Secretary of the association, which is the umbrella body of Nigerians living in the United Kingdom.
In the second round of voting held at the Nigerian High Commission into the executive of the association, he polled 46 votes to defeat his main rival Mr Boma Douglas who got 44 votes.
The two candidates previously had tied at 39 votes while the third candidate Mrs Ronke Udofia got 16 votes.
In his victory speech, Loye expressed gratitude to the voters and pledged that his administration would do its best to positively project the image of Nigeria in UK and beyond.