Ndi-Igbo United Forum Gives Update For Election, Inauguration

Ndi -Igbo United Forum

—urges members to follow guidelines

The National Executive Council of Ndi-Igbo United Forum, NUF, has urged State President in conjunction with his executive to forward at least seven names of proposed patrons and patronesses to the national secretariat.In a press statement made available to Akelicious in Enugu, the acting national secretary, Mazi Agodi  Kanu said the names to forwarded must be credible with capacity to assist the state in all her activities, stating that political party affiliation is not a barrier as Ndigbo belong to all parties. Kanu noted that the national secretariat is expecting to get the list by Saturday 2nd November, 2019.He also stated that the State Executives of each state should forward to the Secretariat names of government functionaries and traditional rulers to visit during inaugurations. It should come to the Secretariat by Monday, 4th November, 2019. “Every State member is coming to the election/affirmation as a Delegate. To this end, NEC will roll out Membership cards and Nomination forms for that purpose at a fee that will be announced soon. Your membership status of NUF can only be authenticated by completion and timely return of the forms”.”The Forum wrapper will be out in two weeks time. As agreed in NEC, members should get ready to buy ou r branded wrapper as that’s our identity with our branded muffler that will distinguish us”.You’re (State Presidents) further reminded that your LGA structures must be in place for inauguration as earlier communicated”. According to the statement, NEC will release names of National Electoral Committee (NEC) and State Electoral Committees (SEC) in line with the provisions of our constitution.”We wish to reaffirm the commitment of NUF to deploy this Forum towards changing the fortunes of Ndigbo. We are the change agents. We are building enduring structure that will not only be the pride of Ndigbo but a turning point”.NUF however affirmed that building any structure comes with challenges but with genuine commitments and perseverance, we shall overcome. “We appreciate the tempo of meetings across the states and urge you all to redouble your efforts. Distinguished foundation members are privileged to be here”.”Time will come when strong interests will struggle for power and relevance using NUF as a platform. Consequently, we urge you to be actively involved in this early process to stamp your stronghold and establish your stake in NUF. Success doesn’t come easy and cheap but we shall end in glory”.

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