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UN Nigerian Association Appoints New Leadership To Advance Staff, Retirees Welfare

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The United Nations Staff Recreational Council Nigerian Association has appointed a new leadership team to spearhead its activities.

The move marked a significant moment for Nigerian expatriates working within the United Nations System.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, UNSC, Koye Adeboye and made available to Channel Network Afrique, CNA.

According to the statement, the United Nations Nigerian Association is committed to advancing the interests and well-being of Nigerian personnel and retirees within the United Nations community.

The association also serves as a vital platform for professional development, social networking, and cultural exchange among Nigerians and those interested in Nigeria’s affairs at the United Nations.

Speaking about her vision for the organization, the newly appointed President, a Strategic Planning and Monitoring Specialist at the United Nations Children’s Fund, Foluke Ojelabi, said she will ensure that UN is accessible to all Nigerians in New York and other cities where United Nations agencies are headquartered.

“our leadership team has one goal: to ensure that the United Nations is accessible to all Nigerians in New York and other cities where United Nations agencies are headquartered”, she said.

The newly inaugurated President while acknowledging the ongoing support of former leaders within the association.
Established in 2012 said the United Nations Nigerian Association fosters social and cultural connections among current and former UN staff members in New York.

“We are grateful for the accomplishments of our predecessors and are committed to building upon their successes,” she said.

The former President, who is an Accounts Specialist at the United Nations Population Fund, Abolade Sobola, highlighted the association’s achievements during his team’s tenure, including enhanced collaboration with the Nigeria Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Consulate General in New York.

He said the association navigated challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining its commitment to community engagement through innovative virtual initiatives, such as the hugely-successful virtual DJ Afrobeats parties.

The United Nations Staff Recreational Council Nigerian Association, operates independently of any political affiliation, focusing solely on promoting professional and social interactions within the Nigerian community at the United Nations.

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