Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Igbo Union plans database of members in South Africa

By Mike Mbonye on 18/12/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 462


The Igbo Union, a South Africa-based socio-cultural organisation, says arrangement has been concluded to collate the data of its members in that country.

The union’s Public Relations Officer, Rev. Stanley Uba told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sunday that the census would be used to ascertain the population of the Igbo in that country.

“This project is the first of its kind to be done in South Africa. We will use the data collated to plan for programmes and projects and assist members when necessary.

“The exercise will also assist the union to know where members reside and their contacts in the provinces of South Africa.

“We have received encouraging response from members and as soon as necessary, logistics support are put in place, the exercise will commence,” he said.

Uba said that members in South Africa were doing well in various sectors, noting that the union would liaise with them to achieve better results.

“Our members are doing well in various fields and sectors in South Africa. When the data is collated, we will use it to work with the Nigerian mission and sister organisations for the overall interest of our country,” he said.

The spokesman said that the exercise would commence in 2018 and would cover the nine provinces of South Africa.

He urged members to cooperate with experts assigned to carry out the exercise with the necessary information needed for the data bank.

“It may take us some time to implement, but we are determined to get the data because it will be beneficial to the Nigerian community in South Africa,” he said. (NAN)


Source News Express

Posted 18/12/2017 12:11:15 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Chinese Nationals arraigned for allegedly importing fake tyres...

2 female suicide bombers blow selves up following...

Trump urges Saudis to raise oil output

Senate halts launch of Kaduna power plant

Explosion rocks Osun

Customs generates N1.07 billion in Seme in February...

Saraki storms Maiduguri for on-the-spot assessment of war...

BAGA KILLINGS A TERRORIST ACT —JNI (Muslims’ umbrella...

Vehicles owners move against security brutality

Group writes Jonathan over booing of Dickson during...

El-Rufai takes on Gov. Yero and PDP, alleges...

Ondo governorship election result: WE’LL GO TO COURT...

 

Latest News BREAKING: Adeleke wins Osun PDP governorship ticket ‘Prophet’ arrested after failing to resurrect corpse Minister’s convoy in ghastly accident; one dead, 20 injured 4-month-old baby dies in Onitsha fire tragedy Atiku mobilises for PDP, says party will revive Nigeria’s economy, unify country Flood: 14 council areas in Anambra under threat ―NHSA Gunmen abduct Bayelsa House of Assembly aspirant Melaye to honour Police invitation 2019: Arochukwu endorses Ikpeazu for 2nd term Court restrains wife of Super Eagles star John Ogu from ‘fleeing’ with their daughter NSCDC Boss meets with CEOs of security firms, bags award FG to probe case of Nigerians stranded in Russia

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (363,599 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (359,201 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (287,621 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (236,020 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (215,363 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (212,979 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (187,084 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (169,073 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (156,586 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (153,319 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (148,098 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (139,201 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (52) Business & Economy (3,364) Business Verdict (48) Columnists (890) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (516) Features (616) Global Business Monitor (286) International (2,156) Interview (158) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (127) News (37,346) Opinion (1,024) Pidgin (10) Politics (5,640) Religion (790) Sports (1,613) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Nigerian detainees send SOS from Osama prison

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement