We are glad to introduce to you some very notable Nigerians that have served the community in different capacities in Germany.
Hon. Kenneth Gbandi
He holds critical credentials in Peace Research and Conflict Mediation with focus on dialogue, conflict mitigation, integration and Diaspora demographic civil rights. He has served in Hamburg Senate’s Foreigners Advisory Council as Chairman of Anti-Discrimination Committee. He is the Director of the German Federal Government African-German Information Centre for social business and recognition of migrants’ certificates. He runs one of the major African - European Media Networks in Germany & German speaking regions of Europe. Since 2015, Hon. Gbandi is a member of the German African Communication Concept Committee of German Foreign Affairs, Africa division dealing with migration of Africans to Europe.
Hon. Kenneth Gbandi was re-elected as the Chairman of NIDO Europe during the AGM of the organization in Austria in Nov. 2018 for the historic two terms. Hon. Gbandi is also co-founder/1st Sport Director Nigerian Football Club Germany (NCG FC), founder and Executive Director, Miss Africa Germany and Miss Nigeria Germany,
Diaspora Man of the Year for 2016 (The Voice Achievers Award), The Netherlands; Best International Creative Director of the Year, Sunrise Foundation, Dublin, Ireland (2016), Best Diaspora Organizer/Organization, African Union African Diaspora (AUADS) Embassy of South Africa, Berlin, Germany (2014), Best Media/Promoting Black Heritage Culture and Awareness, Atlanta USA (2013), Fink TV Special Award 2013, TIDE und Studio, Germany; Best African Media in Germany, African Youths Foundation, Bonn, Germany (2009).
Engr. Yemi Ademuyiwa
He joined NIDO Germany in 2010. He served as Financial Secretary at both Chapter and Continental level and worked on different committees.
He is an Alumni of Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and University of Augsburg, Germany. Professionally he helps Global, European and German Conglomerates build, maintain and develop their Business Information Platform for a better and more efficient decision making that drives their productivity and profitability.
He joined NIDO because of a collaborative working experience with other Nigerians towards the realisation of a common goal. He is passionate in learning to know each member personally.
Dr. Nduka Agu
He is a retired medical doctor from Nigeria, resident in Emden since 1978.
His European story started in April 1971, with his arrival in Munich as a student of agricultural sciences and later switched to medical school. After completion of his education, he relocated to Emden where he did Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the end added psychotherapy adding value to the community he lives.
He is also a social worker in Nigeria, operating a Nursery and primary in Atani since 1992.
He was the president of the medical association of Germany e.V. and an active member of Nido Germany. He is very preoccupied with homeland development.
He is married, has 3 children and several grandchildren.