In a remarkable display of diplomatic camaraderie, the Nigeria High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Amb. Sarafa Tunji Isola, hosted an evening of meaningful dialogue and fellowship with esteemed leaders of the Igbo race.Commissioner

The distinguished guest list included the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, who was accompanied by his spouse and members of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
The event, held at the High Commissioner‘s residence on Tuesday, served as a platform for fostering understanding and promoting peace in Nigeria. Among the highlights was Chief Iwuanyanwu expressing his profound gratitude to Amb. Isola for the unprecedented audience granted to Ohanaeze Ndigbo, marking an extraordinary milestone in their relationship. This event symbolized the second instance of such engagement under Amb. Isola’s tenure.

The evening resonated with calls for unity and harmony within Nigeria, echoing the sentiments of the nation’s founding fathers. Chief Iwuanyanwu passionately urged Nigerian youth to uphold these principles and prioritize peaceful coexistence. He emphasized the remarkable potential for prosperity in Nigeria, driven by the synergy of its abundant human and natural resources, and underscored the pivotal role harmony, equity, and fairness would play in this endeavor.

Ambassador Sarafa Isola With Chief Iwuanyanwu
The High Commissioner, Amb. Sarafa Tunji Isola, in his remarks, lauded the resilience and contributions of the Igbo community in the UK, commending their impact on various global domains. Stressing the importance of a united Nigeria, he highlighted the benefits it would bring in terms of diplomatic alliances and worldwide cooperation.
The High Commissioner lauded the strong bonds within the Nigerian community in the UK and encouraged Ohanaeze Ndigbo to continue fostering unity and peace, an effort integral to Nigeria’s growth and development.

The statement released after the event celebrated Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu as a distinguished figure, spanning the realms of politics, business, engineering, and philanthropy.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Group
His international achievements, including a prestigious German Academic Exchange Scholarship and the Africa Student Scholarship, were made possible through the support of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Chief Iwuanyanwu’s contributions have not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by national awards, such as the Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), and Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
This momentous gathering signifies a beacon of hope for Nigeria’s future, underlining the importance of dialogue, unity, and shared vision in realizing the nation’s boundless potential.


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