By Rafiq Vayani
KARACHI: Presidential elections for the tenure of 2017 to 2019 (remaining duration) of Okhai Memon Jamat (OMJ) were held at Hussein Ibrahim Sports Complex, Hussainabad, Federal B. Area, Karachi on Sunday, 30 September and Muhammad Shakil Abdul Sattar Gatta bagged 2507 votes and elected President of Okhai Memon Jamat.
The elections process started at 10:00 am in the morning and went on till 05:00 pm in the evening without any break, election process was a smooth sailing throughout the day and members of the community casted their votes with their newly issued bio-metric membership cards by OMJ”.
Immediately after announcing the official results Chairman of Election Committee congratulated the winner president-elect Muhammad Shakil Abdul Sattar Gatta and then Abdul Salam Mamdani took oath from president-elect Shakil Gatta.
After taking newly elected President of OMJ Shakil Abdul Sattar in his speech at the oath taking ceremony said; “my first priority would be to bring back social workers who were earlier ignored and I encourage them to come back and serve the community.