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NIDO-Americas to host 2021 virtual AGM

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3 Sep 2021 8:21 AM GMT
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Nigerians in Diaspora (NIDO) Americas, says it is set to host its 2021 continental virtual Annual General Meeting to promote unity among Nigerians living in the Americas. The Chairman of NIDO-Americas, Mr Obed Monago, made this known in a telephone interview on Friday in Abuja. According to him, the meeting with theme: “Building a sustainable […]

Nigerians in Diaspora (NIDO) Americas, says it is set to host its 2021 continental virtual Annual General Meeting to promote unity among Nigerians living in the Americas.

The Chairman of NIDO-Americas, Mr Obed Monago, made this known in a telephone interview on Friday in Abuja.

According to him, the meeting with theme: “Building a sustainable security apparatus in Nigeria; Diaspora perspective” will hold on Sept. 4, via a virtual platform.

Monago said, “We are honoured to have Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, as our keynote speaker, alongside other special guests and a lineup of esteemed speakers.

“We want to capitalise on the expertise of our panelists, who are well versed in security issues, to contribute our organisation’s quota towards tackling insecurity plaguing our nation.

“Just like we did during the COVID-19 intervention, we are going to deliver the presentations to the Federal Government through Nigeria in Diaspora Commission.”

He named the guests that would feature at the event to include Mr Adeyinka Asekun, Nigeria High Commissioner to Canada and Amb. Lot Egopija, Consul-General of Nigeria in New York.

Others are Amb. Amina Smaila, Consul-General of Nigeria in Atlanta, Georgia and, Prof. Ahmad Muhammad Markafi, Ambassador of Nigeria to Brazil.

Others are Dr Uzoma Emenike, Ambassador of Nigeria to the US, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN and Amb. Zubairu Dada, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs.

He further said that the event would feature goodwill message from Gov. Emmanuel Ortom of Benue.

He urged people, who wish to participate in the event, to join on zoom platform via webinar ID: 810 6056 7195, Password: 191507.

Supreme reports that NIDO is a legal name that is exclusive to Nigerians in Diaspora organisations in Europe, Americas, Asia, Oceania and Africa.

The organisation is designed to harness and galvanise professional and financial resources of Nigerians to promote socio-economic development of the country.

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