Leaders and members of various Nigerian Provincial Organizations under the Umbrella of Nigerian Foundation of Michigan (NFOM) were hosted by a Patron of the organization, Otunba Dr. Oshiyoye at his West Bloomfield home on Saturday August 26, 2017.
The event which has come to be called “Unity Games Day” has created an avenue for the leaders and members of the various organizations to come together in a relaxing atmosphere. The different leaders who attended the event are Dr. Salewa Olafioye, the Executive Director of United African Community Organization (UACO), Imperial Chief (Dr.) Ikenna Duru, President of Igbo Cultural Association of Michigan( ICAM), Hon. Kenneth, President of Mbaise Association in Michigan, Hon. Hillary Onyishi, President of Enugu Cultural Association of Michigan, High Chief Matt Obi, Patron of Mbaise Cultural Association of Michigan and his wife, Lolo Stella Obi, Mrs. Adeola Alofoje, President of Eko Club of Michigan, Dr. Maduka, CEO of Ambassador Magazine, Hon. Charles Kerobo, President of Edo Heritage Foundation of Michigan, Chief Sola Oluwole, Hon. Alebua and Dr. Abulu, members of board of Directors of NFOM., Princess Gilbert, the Women’s leader of NFOM. Also, Pastor Clement Ojo, Hon. Kayode Makun, Vice President of Yoruba American Community (YAC) & his beautiful wife, Mr. Akande Ojo,Deaconess Moni Omoyele, Mr. & Mrs. Rotimi Ogunkoya, (Tungba Exponent), Mr. Segun Ekutu, Hon. Dagogo, NFOM Provost, Engr. Mike Abiodun, a community leader graced the event and Temitope Omotayo of Wazobia Global Times newspaper and WGT Magazine ; just to mention a few.
The host, Otunba Dr. Osinyoye, thanked everyone for coming and reiterated the motive behind the event. According to him bringing the leaders and members of the Nigerian community in Michigan together is a must to keep us working toward a common goal.
The President of Nigerian Foundation of Michigan, Sir Titus Amadi, in his own speech thanked the host for the initiative and charged all Nigerians to live in unity regardless of their ethnic backgrounds. He also used the opportunity to remind people of the Nigerian Passport Exercise which holds on September 22, 23, and 24, 2017 at 17500 Northland Park Court. As well as the Nigerian Independence Celebration which will be held on October 7, 2017.
The event lived up to its billing, guests took part in different kinds of game, there was enough food, drink, and merriment for all to enjoy. Including the DJ, who dished out nice tunes for people to dance.