Appointments:New Igbo Union Leaders

The Igbo Union of Canada wishes to announce the appointment of a new Executive Management Group (EMG) that was inaugurated last Sunday March 22, 2015 at the Driftwood Community Centre, North York, Ontario.

In a short, but impressive swearing in ceremony conducted by two members of the Igbo Elders Forum, Chief Victor Amaechi and Chief Paul Okoro, the new Executives pledged to work for the service, goals and aspirations of the Igbo people in Canada and to preserve the unity, dignity and reputation of the Igbo Union of Canada.

The new Executives will pilot the affairs of the Union for the next two years: 2015 – 2017 and the Igbo community wishes them all the best in their new community service endeavours.

The Igbo Union of Canada membership pledges its fullest cooperation and support to the new Executives as we express our heartfelt appreciation to the outgoing Interim Administration for their selfless service and dedication to the Igbo community for the past two years.

The following are the representatives of the Five Igbo state associations who were inducted into the new Executive Management Group of the Igbo Union of Canada.

  1. Abia State:           (a) Frank Iheanacho               (b) Steve Akwarandu
  2. Anambra State:  (a) Kingsley Chibuike             (b) Vero Umeizudike
  3. Ebonyi State:      (a) Lawrence Onu                   (b) Alphonsus Eze
  4. Enugu State:       (a) Afam Ene                             (b) Chidi Nwanyanwu
  5. Imo State:             (a) Noel Oluigbo                      (b) Theo Nwaogu

It is important to note that the EMG will have internal selection meeting within the group to appoint key contacts for each position example, secretary,socials,Chairman(President) etc. This structure has worked for many countries and has continued to work for Igbo Union of Canada.


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