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Ohanaeze Moves To Unify Ndigbo All Over The World

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Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has asserted that the organization has concluded plans to establish offices across the world as Ndigbo have the largest population of people in the Diaspora.

The President General of of the group and elder statesman, Dr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu noted that to unify Ndigbo wherever they are for the development of Ala Igbo.

This is even as he made Igbo Journalists Association as an affiliate of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, saying that the association is needed for the propagation of the activities of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo worldwide.

His words: “Igbo have the largest people in the Diaspora anywhere in the world. When I visited United States some Igbo who came from the Fiji Island came to see me and I asked them what they were doing there, they said they liked the place and requested that they want me to come to Fiji Islands to establish Ohanaeze Ndigbo office.

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As as a result, we have decided to establish the offices of Ndigbo across the world.  In Europe our headquarters is London, in North America and Canada, the headquarters is Washington, in South America and Caribbean the headquarters is in Brazil, in Asia is China. In the Pacific, the headquarters is Australia and in Africa it is South Africa. The General Headquarters of Ohanaze Ndigbo Worldwide is Enugu. We thank the governor of Enugu State for giving us a land near the iconic Okpara Square for the building of a new headquarters building.  We have made a lot of progress.”

He said further: “Once we unify the Igbo in the Diaspora no race can beat us. My desire is the development of Igbo land and they are ready to work with us. Now, I am happy that you have come together and you people are going to be part of the activities of Ohanaze Ndigbo Worldwide. Without the media we cannot achieve much. I announce today that you’re now an affiliate of the Ohanaze Ndigbo worldwide and we will invite you to the meetings and we will ask you to nominate your members to serve in some of the committees.”

Earlier, the National Coordinator, Igbo Journalists Association, Sir Amby Uneze, said: “This is the auspicious time for all Igbo at home and in the Diaspora to speak with one voice through the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide. In the past, the aphorism “Igbo enwe yi Eze” has negatively affected the development of Igboland, but we are lucky today that such negative maxim is no longer in the truth as Igbo now have great leaders we can trust.”

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