Albinism Association of Nigeria (AAN) has appointed an acting President after Jake Epelle, the founder and CEO of The Albino Foundation announced his resignation as the National President of AAN after three years in office.
INN reports that Epelle announced his plan to resign from the position on August 30 at a Redeemed Christian Church of God service sometime in May this year.
Giving insight into his decision at the church, Mr Epelle revealed that his resigning was informed by the desire to give youth the chance to lead.
“I had three years as CEO of the foundation. Now it’s about time to step down for the younger ones to lead”.
Also, while speaking during a press conference in Abuja recently, Epelle restated his position on the decision to resign.
“I have resigned as the National President of the Albinism Association of Nigeria to make way for the younger ones.
“I have handed over to Bisi Bamishe, she is now the Acting President of the Albinism Association of Nigeria.
Mr. Epelle assures of his continuous support in ways he can.
Meanwhile, the new acting President, Bisi Bamishe, a journalist and Person with Albinism was the Vice President of the Association in the Southern region before her appointment.