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July General Body Meeting: History of Biafra Na Ndi Bu Umu Biafra

Jul 21, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

West Loop Branch, Chicago Public Library
122 North Aberdeen Street
Chicago, IL 60607

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Ndi b’anyi ndewo! Hope all is well!

We will be having our July GBM focusing on the History of Biafra and Ndi Bu Umu Biafra! We are honored to have Charles Nkuku, President of the Igbo Association of Chicagoland (IAC), and a former Biafran war veteran, join us for this meeting. These two gentlemen will provide a detailed summary of the Biafra War and what it meant to our people. Mr. Nkuku will also provide us with a firsthand account of what to expect from Igbo Fest.

We will discuss upcoming events, specifically answering any questions about the UIU 20th Annual Convention. We will also be passing out t-shirts to dues-paid members.

Food and light refreshments will be provided

Zoom details will be shared leading up to the meeting, but in person attendance is higly encouraged.

Event Details

Members, join us for our July GBM where we will share updates and gain some knowledge on the history of Biafra Na Ndi Bu Umu Biafra.

Schedule:

1:00 - 1:45 PM: Arrival of Everyone, Eating, and Distribution of UIU Chicago T-shirts
1:45 - 2:15 PM: Meeting Starts (Guest introductions, Igbo Fest Q&A, UIU Convention Q&A, etc.)
2:15 - 4:00 PM: Cultural Presentation & Q&A by President of IAC Charles Nkuku and a former Biafran war veteran: History of Biafra Na Ndi Bu Umu Biafra
4:00 - 4:15 PM: ILu (Igbo Proverbs)
4:15 - 4:30 PM: Dismissal and Mingling

Please be advised that parking is limited to street parking, so taking public transportation or carpooling is suggested. We encourage everyone to attend this meeting in person, but a Zoom link will be provided as well.

UIU Chicago Members, please be sure to come pick up your shirts.

Zoom details will be shared leading up to the meeting, but in person attendance is higly encouraged.

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