Dike M. Uzoukwu has emerged as the new president of Amiri International
Development Union, AIDU after a closely contested election. Mr Uzoukwu of
the Washington, DC chapter defeated Prince Vitalis Ogbeama of Oregon
chapter by a razor thin margin of 1 vote. The final tally was 18 votes for
Mr Uzoukwu and 17 votes for Prince Ogbeama.
election was held at the 2011 convention of AIDU
hosted by the Washington, DC chapter at Chief Magnus Onyima's house. Mr
Uzoukwu takes over the presidency from Mr Teddy Ojibe who served as
president for two terms. Mr Ogbeama was nominated to serve as the
Vice-President and was returned un-opposed. Mr Uzoukwu and his cabinet
were sworn into office early in the morning of July 4, 2011 by Dr Gerry
Uba, an AIDU patron.
a complete list of the new cabinet:
Mr Dike M. Uzoukwu -
Ogbeama - Vice President
Mr Ekene Ojibe -
Mr Iyke Oleka -
Mrs Ola Nnadili -
Mrs Kate Ubom -
Mr Cosmas Nwerem -
Public Relations Officer
Mr Zion Obi - Provost
July 4, 2011.