by Friday Bako | The new ECWA President for the next 3three years is Rev. Stephen Panya Baba
The General Church Council of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), has as of Tuesday April 10, 2018 elected Rev. Stephen Panya Baba to lead the church for the next three years. He will take over from Rev Jeremiah Gado who served 2 consecutive terms of 3 years in the office.
Before his election, he was the EMS Cross Boarder Mission President, as well as ECWA Television Coordinator.
Rev. Baba polled 138 votes in the election that brought him in, beating Rev. Bitrus Sarma, who got 95 votes and Rev. Solomon Elisha who got 21 votes.
He will be sworn-in in June, alongside other elected leaders; the Assistant General Secretary, Rev Alex Ibi; and the Treasurer, Dr. Kalu Mc. Umeh, who has been re-elected into office for another 3-year term.
Stephen is the son of the former ECWA President, Rev. Dr. Panya Dabo Baba who served as President from 1988.