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Announcement

Introduction

The Electoral Committee is officially announcing the upcoming national election for Ndokwa Association in America’s National Executive Council, scheduled for July 10, 2021. The election occurs every four years. In the light of this, interested candidates must make their intentions known between February 1 and March 31, 2021.

Electable Executive Offices

President

Vice president

Secretary

Assistant secretary

Treasurer

Financial secretary

Public Relations Officer

Assistant Public Relations Officer

Director of Social Affairs

 

Election by Chapters

As part of the National Executive council election process, chapters will conduct their elections before or on June 1, 2021. A list of eligible contestants shall be made available to every chapter before the general election. Chapters are encouraged to schedule their election dates on the Zoom platform to avoid conflicts.

Electoral College Vote

Drawing from the constitution's stipulations, Article 9 section 11, "each active chapter shall have a total of five votes to cast at all elections for each contested office." Furthermore, chapters can cast their five electoral votes in whatever proportions they deem necessary. The electoral college vote will take place during the National Convention. If the Association postpones the convention, the election committee will communicate the electoral college ballots' method to the various chapters.

For more inquiries, please send an email to election@ndokwaamerica.org or visit the NAIA website for detailed information and rules for the election.

Rules and Eligibility

All contestants must be in good standing per the constitution of their respective chapters, as attested to by the President or the Financial Secretary of that chapter.

All contestant shall submit their intent and the office for which they are contesting to election@ndokwaamerica.org.

Late submissions of intent to contest are automatically rejected, unless the National Executive Council extends the submission deadline.

Chapters are required to provide their members directory to any candidate that wishes to reach out to them for the campaign purposes

 

Signed:

Electoral Committee.


WHO WE ARE

 

Ndokwa Association in America is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, a charitable, civic organization created by, and for the sons, daughters, spouses of the Ukwuani and the Ndosumili areas of Delta State, Nigeria, living in the United States of America.

 

WHAT WE DO

  • We foster good relationships and unity among and between Ndokwa people in the United States of America and the general public.
  • We strive to improve our lives, welfare, status as well as for those with whom we coexist.
  • We seek to improve the quality of Ndokwa human capital through education and human resource development activities.
  • We promote equity and access for all Ndokwa people in social, political, economic, and cultural activities by providing enabling infrastructures in impoverished parts of Ndokwaland.
  • We encourage the visibility and participation of the Ndokwa people in all facets of public life.
  • We promote peace and mutual co-existence amongst Ndokwa people and the public at large.

 

WHAT MOTIVATES US

 

We love Ndokwa land, Nigeria, and our adopted country, the U.S.A. Our desire to fulfill the tenets of responsible citizenship is what motivates us to do what we do. We are determined to contribute to the establishment and the maintenance of the excellent reputation of all Ndokwa sons and daughters, wherever we are in the United States of America.

 

WHAT WE HAVE DONE

 

Since its inception, the Ndokwa Association in America has awarded a full four-year university scholarship to one student, per local government, in Ndokwa land, for the past six years. 

Over the past six years, the N.A.I.A. installed six borehole wells in remote rural communities of Ndokwa.

We have organized conventions in various cities within the U.S.A., bringing together our Ndokwa diaspora. This event, which takes place in a different city, every two years, features traditional dances, guests from Nigeria, and offers our children and our families the opportunity to make friends and renew old friendships.

For the complete list of our philanthropic projects, visit: NAIA Philanthropic Projects


OUR CHAPTERS AND LOCATIONS

 

The Ndokwa Association In America currently has eight chapters throughout the U.S.A. The chapters are:

  • Greater Washington, DC Chapter, which captures Ndokwa indigenes in the Baltimore-Washington-northern Virginia metro area.
  • New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Chapter, which captures Ndokwa indigenes in the tri-state area.
  • Houston Chapter, which caters to our Ndokwa brethren in the Houston metropolis and the environs.
  • Dallas Fort Worth Chapter serves the Dallas/Fort-Worth metro area.
  • Atlanta, GA Chapter is serving the greater Atlanta metro area.
  • Chicago, IL Chapter which serves the greater Chicago area,
  • California Chapter, which helps the entire state of California, and
  • Minnesota Chapter
We encourage every Ukwuani and Ndosumili descendant, wherever you may reside in the United States of America, to join the N.A.I.A. chapter nearest to you. We promote the formation of a local branch to pursue the goals of the association and for the support of each other, wherever there are ten or more Ukwuani and Ndosumili citizens by birth.


WHO WE ARE:


Ndokwa Association in America is a non-profit, 501 (c) 3 charitable civic organization created by, and for the sons, daughters, and spouses of the Ukwuani and the Ndosumili areas of Delta State, Nigeria, living in the United States of America.

                                                    Source: UHS 2012


 

WHAT WE DO:

 

  • We foster good relationship and unity among and between Ndokwa people in the United States of America and the general public.
  • We attempt to improve the lives, welfare and status of all our children around the world, and the lives of those with whom they co-exist.
  • We attempt to improve the quality of Ndokwa human capital through education and human resource development activities.
  • We promote equity and access for all Ndokwa people in social, economic and cultural activities by providing enabling infrastructures in impoverished parts of Ndokwaland.
  • We promote the visibility and the participation of Ndokwa people in all facets of public life.
  • We promote peace and mutual co-existence amongst Ndokwa people and the public at large.

 

WHAT MOTIVATES US: 

 

 

Simply put, the love of our Ndokwa land, our patriotic duties to our adopted country (United States of America), our home country, Nigeria, the recognition of the plight of our brethren in Ndokwa land, and our desire to fulfill the tenets of responsible citizenship, are what motivates us to do what we do. We are determined to contribute to the establishment and the maintenance of the good reputation of all Ndokwa sons and daughters, wherever we are in the United States of America.

 

WHAT WE HAVE DONE:

 

Since its inception, the Ndokwa Association in America has awarded full four-year university scholarship to three students, per local government, in Ndokwa land, for the past eight years. 

Over the past eight years, the N.A.I.A, installed six borehole wells in remote rural communities of Ndokwa.

We have organized  conventions in various cities within the U.S.A., bringing together our Ndokwa diaspora. This event which takes place in a different city, every two years, features traditional dances, invited guests from Nigeria, and offers our children and our families the opportunity to make friends and renew old friendships.

 

WHERE OUR CHAPTERS ARE LOCATED:

 

The Ndokwa Association In America currently has eight chapters throughout the U.S.A. The chapters are:

  • The Greater Washington, DC Chapter, which captures Ndokwa indigenes in the Baltimore-Washington-northern Virginia metro area.
  • The New York/New Jersey/Connecticut Chapter, which captures Ndokwa indigenes in the tri-state area.
  • The Florida Chapter which captures our brethren in the entire state of Florida.
  • The Houston Chapter which caters to our Ndokwa brethren in the Houston metropolis and the environs.
  • The Dallas Fort Worth Chapter serves the Dallas/Forth Worth metro area.
  • The Atlanta, GA Chapter serving the greater Atlanta metro area.
  • The Chicago, IL Chapter which serves the greater Chicago area, and
  • The California Chapter, which serves the entire state of California.
  • The Minnesota Chapter, which serves the entire state.

We encourage every Ukwuani and Ndosumili descendant, where ever, you may reside in the United States of America, to join the N.A.I.A. chapter nearest to you. Where ever there are ten Ndokwa sons and daughters, we encourage the formation of a chapter for the purpose of pursuing the goals of the association and for the support of each other.


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