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Okere's UPAC aims to unify Africans in US

29 January 2016, 21:30

Lagos - A New initiative will soon be launched to unify Africans who live in the United States.

The United People for African Congress (UPAC) will launch in the coming days as a political, non-profit organisation founded to serve as a unified association.

Prominent Nigerian entrepreneur and activist, Sylvester Okere is the Founder, President, and Chairman of the Board of UPAC.

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Maimouna Gbor is Vice President and Vice Chair of UPAC.

Dr Hashim El-Tinay is Secretary General/Spokesperson while Theodore Ngatchou is Treasurer.

Jessica Bintou Diomande is Compliance Director.

Okere said the founders of UPAC identified the need for a united, non-segmented organisation that supports, uplifts and empowers all
Africans in the United States.

“UPAC aims to unite and serve not only a certain section of Africans in the Diaspora, but to regroup all the African communities living in the
US,” said Okere.

He said the organisation had specific goals it aimed to accomplish.

“One such goal is to aid Africans in reaching the US Congress and other major legislative bodies in the country.”

- CAJ News


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