Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas (NIDOA) have elected new continental board and officers in some country chapters to oversee its affairs for the next two years.
NIDOA is the umbrella organisation for all Nigerians residing in North and South America.
Chairman of the Continental Electoral Committee (CEC), Mr. Chuks Eleonu, unveiled the new officers in a statement in New York, Monday.
According to him, the election held online over a two-month period that ended on Sunday night.
U.S.-based Obed Monago was returned as Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of NIDOA, and would be assisted as vice chairman by Mr Darlington George, based in Brazil.
Others include Mr Uche Ebizie (Canada) as General Secretary, Mr Kazeen Bello (USA) as Treasurer; Mr Chris Asuzu, Financial Director, and Mr Zee Nagberi as Public Relations Director.
In the United States chapter, Mr Isaac Inyang emerged Chairman of the Board of Directors; Mr Odion Ojo as Vice Chairman, and Tokunbo Onabanjo, General Secretary.
Also elected in NIDO USA were Abi Jinadu-Mustapha (Treasurer), Jeffery Derebidoh (Financial Secretary), Bartholomew Shepkong (PRO) and Kizito Ibe (Assistant PRO).
In Brazil, Darlington George was elected President, and Chika Emmanuel emerged as the Secretary General, according to the electoral committee chairman.
According to the statement Messrs Philip Eto and Uche Ebizie were elected President and Secretary General, respectively, of NIDO Canada.
The new officers would be inaugurated at the Annual General Meeting of NIDOA billed for Sept. 5 to 7 in Houston, Texas.