It should be noted that ADF, a as a body of Intellectuals with the burning desire to solve the Igbo question in Nigeria and in the larger world, have been under the leadership of Emeritus Prof. Uzodinma Nwala for about ten years now. In accordance with ADF Constitution, Council scheduled an election for a new leadership which just took place today – 29/6/2024. ADF Constitution provides for a maximum ten-year tenure. And the present Executive has its last five-year period beginning from 2019.

The Election which is strictly for Council Members, a body with the responsibility of policy direction of the Organization; was organised in six centres across the globe, Enugu, Anambra, Imo, Abuja, Abia and Diaspora, in view of the mass membership spread of ADF. The Council members that participated to exercise their franchise were over fifty in number across the centres.

The Election was done under the Electoral Committee Chairmanship of Dr. Kachi Nwoga, former gubernatorial Candidate in Imo State governorship race while the ADF Admin Secretary Comrade Osita Chukwuagbanarinam served as the Secretary of Electoral Committee. The Committee has a membership of about 12 members.

The Election was hitch-free across the centres. It should be noted that this is the only legitimate ADF Election, credible and acceptable by all in line with the ADF transition program and Constitutional guideline.

The Election had the following Candidates who were all elected unoppposed. The Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Dr Kachi Nwoga announced the results, declaring them elected unopposed. On their shoulders rest the executive leadership of ADF for the next five years. Umuigbo expect them to sustain a committed and dedicated leadership in keeping with the standard set by Emeritus Prof T. Uzodinna Nwala.
The New ADF Executive Leadership include the following:

1. President: Nze Emeka Coleman Chukwudelunzu.
2. Vice President Diaspora: Col. Joel Ogbonna.
3. Vice President National: Architect Eric Eyutchae.
4. Secretary: Capt. Casmir Nwafor.
5. Deputy Secretary: Engr. Vincent Obi.
6. Financial Secretary: Chief Alex Okemmiri.
7. Treasurer: Mazi Onochie Ukeme.
8. Legal Adviser: Prof. Philip Akah.
9. Publicity Secretary: Mazi Oluchi Ibeh.
10. Deputy Publicity Secretary: Mr. Ndubisi Anienugu.
11. National Organizing Secretary: Prince Solomon Udochukwu.
12. Welfare: Comrade Linda Monday Chinwendu.
13. Membership Secretary: Comrade Joachim Anyanwu.
Also the list of Chairmen of Standing Committees of ADF will be Published in the coming days after due consultation with the appropriate authorities.
Similarly the list of the new members of ADF Board of Trustees shall be announced in the next few days.

All the over fifty ADF Council Members who participated in the election at the various centers danced joyously to the tune of ADF Anthem!

The certificate of return will be issued to each winner at Dr. Michael Okpara Auditorium Umuahia (Government House) during the commemoration of ADF 10 years Anniversary and also they will be inaugurated same day 13/7/2024.


Comrade Osita Chukwuagbanarinam.
ADF Administrative Secretary.
30th June, 2024.


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