Nadir entrusted to lead Everest CC for another term


One of the country’s leading cricket facility, Everest Cricket Club (ECC), has re-elected Manzoor Nadir as President for another term following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday last (January 31).

Nadir, who was at the helm for 2019, and his newly elected executive body will however, be the first directors to serve for two years after the membership moved a motion to increase the time in office from one year to two years.

The AGM, which took place in the club’s banquet hall, saw most of the 2019 executives returning, while there are three new faces. Former club manager, Rehana Ragobeer has been elected to serve as Secretary, CEO of V-Net Communications Safraz Sherifudeen is the new assistant treasurer, while second division player Joshua Kissoon comes in as an Internal Auditor.

For the highlight of the evening, Returning Officer, Anand Sanasie had little difficulty going through the process of nomination and voting since majority of the club’s membership were in support of Nadir and his executives’ efforts in 2019 thus they were returned mostly unopposed.

After Sanasie invited the newly elected executives to take up their positions at the head table, President Nadir offered brief remarks. “On behalf of the entire executive, I thank you for your confidence placed in us and I guarantee you that we will continue with the ongoing works to keep Everest as the club of choice.”

The political stalwart also charged the membership to play their part and to continue their support for the much loved club which continues to achieve its objectives as a cricket club that executes its role in Georgetown, Demerara, Guyana and the West Indies.

Earlier, the AGM began with reports from President, Secretary and Club Captain while the Presentation of the Audited Report and Treasurer’s report for 2019 were deferred to an Ordinary Genera Meeting which will be held no earlier than April 2020.

At that point the motion for constitution amendment with regards to life of the executive was proposed, deliberated and passed.

Before the voting process started, Returning Officer Sanasie weighed in on the motion, noting that it is the direction in which cricket associations in and out of Guyana is heading.

The following persons were elected to serve in the respective posts for 2020 to 2021:

President Manzoor Nadir

Senior Vice President Saheed Mohamed

Junior Vice President Rajesh Singh

Secretary Rehana Ragobeer

Treasurer Ramdeo Kumar

Assistant Secretary Prakask Balgobin

Assistant Treasurer Safraz Sheriffudeen

Club Captain Dwayne Adams

The Committee Members are Retired GDF Major Bhageshwar Murli, CEO of Comfort Sleep Dennis Charran, Media Personality John Ramsingh and CEO of General Marine Rahaman Khan.

They Internal Auditors are Javed Khan and Joshua Kissoon.

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