ALAIGBO DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION (ADF) NEWS RELEASE

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NEWS RELEASE BOARD ADF INAUGURATES THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF ITS TRUST FUND

As part of its preparations to begin the implementation of its strategies to help with the rebirth, rebuilding and development of Alaigbo along with the rebirth and advancement of the spirit of her culture and civilization, the Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) will on Jan 4, 2017 inaugurate the management Board of its Trust Fund at the Women’s Development Centre, Awka, Anambra State.

The Eleven member Board is chaired by Most Reverend Maxwell Anikwenwa OFR, Archbishop Emeritus of the Province of the Niger, Anglican Communion. Other members are : His Royal Majesty Igwe ( Amb) L.O.C. Agubuzu, CON, Chairman of the Enugu State Council of Traditional Rulers; HM Igwe Ralph Ekpeh, Eze Enugwu Ukwu na Igwe of Umunri; Chief Innocent Nwoga CON, former Federal Minister of Establishment and former Secretary to the Government of Imo State; Dr Dozie Ikedife CON, former President-General of Ohaneze-Ndigbo & Chairman, Board of Trustees of ADF; Hon Chief ( Mrs) Maria Okwo, former Commissioner in Enugu State & President Igbo Women Assembly; Prof Bart Nnaji CON, former Minister of Power & Chairman/CEO Geometric Power; Elder Dr. Uma Eleazu, former Executive Director, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria; Chief Dr. Frank Nneji, Chairman, ABC Transport Plc; Professor Uzodinma Nwala, former President, Nigerian Philosophical Association, Chairman International colloquium on the Igbo Question in Nigeria & President of ADF; and Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa OFR, Founding Chairman/CEO, Neimeth International Plc & Former Chairman, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.

The choice of this caliber of Men and Women to manage the trust fund signifies the determination of ADF to set a very high standard in the management of its finances and resources and to ensure proper application of and appropriate accountability for its resources in the Herculean task of rebuilding the Igbo Heath and making Alaigbo hospitable and globally competitive. This event will be chaired by Capt. Emmanuel Iheanacho, former Minister of Interior & Chairman/CEO Genesis oil & Gas. Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State is the Chief Host and His Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe CON will be the Royal Host. The other Governors of the South East States and the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu are the Special Guests of Honour while an array of very distinguished Politicians- Senators, Ministers, Hon Members of Federal and State legislatures, Political appointees and leaders, Academics, Clergy, Traditional Rulers and business Leaders will be Guests of Honour and Special Guests accordingly as we give expression to the decision of Ndigbo to hold their faith in their hands henceforth.

2017 will be a key year for Ndigbo as the journey back to self-reliance, self-consciousness, self- assertiveness and self-accomplishment will begin in full swing. Thus the import of this epochal event in the first week of January (4th) 2017.
The days of moaning and complaining about the Igbo situation in Nigeria are about to come to an end!
Onuru Kara ibe ya.

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Mazi Sam I Ohuabunwa OFR
Chairman, Business & Investment Committee

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Hon. Mok Emmanuel
Secretary, Business & Investment Committee

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Col (Rtd) Justino Ezeoke Publicity – Secretary, ADF

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