By Chukwudi Ndubeze
The president of Igbo World Assembly (IWA) and the Onowu of Abagana, Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze has called on Igbos all over the world to support Turning Igbo Into Japan Of Africa, TIIJA, project through Think Tank program.
Anakwenze made the call in a zoom meeting for the inauguration of
Igbo’s Think Tank Central Planning Committees, CPC. While he applaude the initiators of the project, he stated that Igbo World Assembly,IWA, has been yearning for such program and would mobilize its members all over the world to support the program.
He further noted that it is imperative for Ndigbo to think home and build a home land which they would be proud of in the world, reiterating that he would be fully involved in the program.
Also commenting, Comr Chucks Ibegbu, Secretary Igbo Think Tank on behalf of Mr Osadebe Ibegbu who resides in South Africa extolled Prince Chinedu Nsoffor (Ichie Nzedike Oraifite ) for his Naturecracy philosophy which he said would restores the glory of Ndigbo and humanity in general.
He recalled that Japan which he said is now the world role model
suffered a lot after the second world war but they were able to rise up after the trauma, calling on all the stakeholders in the Igboland
to support the initiative and promised that Igbos living in South
Africa would as well support the project.
In his appreciation remark, a scientist and the founder of Naturecracy international, Prince Chinedu Nsoffor who doubles as the Chairman of the Central Planning Committees “CPC” assured the Igbos Think Tank
Board of trustees led by Professor, Maduike Ezeibe that his
committee and subcommittees would not fail Ndigbo and also called on all Igbos to support the agenda.
The planning committee members which includes Prince Chinedu Nsoffor as Chairman, Dr. Kenneth Nwankwo- General Secretary, Barr Ndukwo Ndukwo Ogbuja – publicity Secretary and Mr. Osadebe Ibegbu- Diaspora liason Officer were all inaugurated by the Board of trustees, BOT,Chairman, Prof Ezeibe.
Some of the participants in the program were Engr. Okeugo who
delivered a paper on the industrilisation of Igboland, Chief Pat Anyanwu, Rev. Okechukwu Obioha, Evangelist Theo Rays Ejikeme, Dr. Chike Emembolu, Chief Patrick Nwachukwu, Chief Mrs Elizabeth Ojukwu, Engr. Emeka Nneji, Professor Chidi Obisike, Rev. Nduka Enya, Engr. Donatus Onyia among others.