Obiozor Emerges President-General of Ohanaeze Ndígbo


A former Nigerian ambassador to the United States of America, George Obiozor has been elected as the President-General of the apex socio-cultural body of Igbo-speaking Nigerians, Ohanaeze Ndígbo.

He defeated four other candidates to emerge victorious in the delegates’ election held on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, capital of Imo State.

Obiozor polled a total of 304 votes to win the election as three of his opponents had announced that they were stepping down for him at the venue before voting commenced.

Obiozor takes over from John Nnia Nwodo, who successfully completed his tenure on Sunday.

Governors Okezie Ikpeazu (Abịa), David Umahi (Ebonyi) and Hope Uzodinma (Imo), among many other highly placed personalities attended the election and openly voted for Obiozor.

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