Diaspora Nigerians push for voting rights, appoint Gbandi as envoy
Nigerians in the diaspora have renewed their desire towards having a say in the choice of those entrusted with the leadership of the country.
To achieve the goal, the Nigeria in diaspora Africa (NIDOAF) has appointed Hon. Kenneth Gbandi to the prestigious position of NIDO Africa Special Envoy and Adviser on Diaspora Voting and Diaspora Commission Lobby.
In a statement by the office of the Chairman NIDO Africa in Liberia made available via NIDO Africa Liaison Office in Abuja,singed by Amb. Titus A. Alagba identify Diaspora Voting Advocacy as part of his duties.
It noted: “You will spearhead NIDO Africa efforts to lobby for the establishment of policies and initiatives that facilitate voting for Nigerian diaspora members.
” Your expertise will be crucial in engaging with relevant stakeholders, both domestically and internationally within the goals of NIDO Africa, to ensure the rights of Nigerians abroad are recognized and upheld.
“As an Adviser on Diaspora Commission Lobby, you will provide strategic counsel on issues pertaining to the Diaspora Commission’s establishment and effectiveness. Your recommendations and advocacy will contribute significantly to NIDO Africa´s position on the Commission’s establishment.
” As an Adviser, we will also be leveraging on your expertise and experience to help formulate and lobby for practical projects nationally and internationally for the advancement of NIDO Africa, Nigerians in Diaspora and Nigeria as a whole.”
The NIDOAF described Gbandi’s appointment as a testament to his unwavering commitment to advancing the interests of Nigerians in the diaspora and his impressive track record as the longest serving and effective Continental Chairman Emeritus of NIDO Europe, Coordinating
Chairman Emeritus of NIDO Worldwide and an ally of NIDO Africa in advocating for positive change.
NIDOAF also pointed at his excellent and inspiring Senatorial Campaign which renewed the hope of Diaspora participation in politics and the dream of Diaspora voting in Nigeria.
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