Diaspora Day holds at last in Minna, Niger state capital with guests happy with venue.


The much awaited Nigerians in the Diaspora Day comes up on Sunday in Minna Niger State.

The Niger state Capital has been agog with activities as  guests have been arriving from many destinations of the world including Europe, Asia and America to participate.

Diaspora Day is a yearly event and this year’s event has been very important coinciding with Nigeria’s 50th anniversary Independence celebration.

Many issues concerning the nation as regards development, people’s empowerment and social economic and social issues are on the menu of discussions.

The conference will also witness honour awards to many excelling Nigerians across the world.

Other issues slated for discussion is the Diaspora’s participation in the coming elections and all preparations to effect the participation.

According to the Chairman of Nigerians In the Diaspora Organisation Europe, Mr Alistair Soyode, this year’s event holds in Minna in Niger State as the Organisation sticks to it’s usual custom of shifting the base yearly to create a vast interest and participation by all and sundry.

Alistair and Alex Ekwueme former Vice President in the second Republic

All hands are on deck to ensure a hitch free conference with sources confirming from Nigeria that all Hotels in Minna have been booked with a last minutes rush by participants.

NIDO has been a forum for personal empowerment for many Nigerians home and abroad through participation and efforts of dedicated members.

It an empowering forum where many Nigerians of many professional calling meet and network for the best way forward for individuals and the nation. – for the upliftment  of both the nation and the citizens

Diaspora day comes up every year on July 25, prior to the celebration of the nation’s Independent and all Nigerians states have a right to host it.

Nigeria crest
Nigeria crest

This year’s celebration plans has been earmarked for special hosting as it is coinciding with the nation’s 50th anniversary independence while government have taken interest using the conference to reach out to the nation’s citizens across the world.