The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has today on 29th June 2020 notified the general public of its withdrawal of the Certificate of Incorporation of Registration Number IT 144918 “inadvertently” issued to the Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo General Assembly. This is because of the the failure of the Trustees of the pan-Igbo sociocultural group to meet the requirements necessary for the issuance of the Certificate of Incorporation. The Commission ordered the trustees of the association to return the Certificate of Incorporation as it has been cancelled.
In a signed public announcement, the Commission said, “This is to inform the general public that the Certificate of Registration Number IT 144918 issued inadvertently to the trustees of OHANAEZE ND’IGBO GENERAL ASSEMBLY has been withdrawn by the Corporate Affairs Commission. The Trustees of the association have been advised to return the said certificate to the Commission as same has been cancelled. The conditions for the issuance of the certificate has not been fully met.”
Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo is the umbrella body of all Igbo people worldwide. The group was initially established in 1976 with Professor Benjamin Nwabueze as its pioneering secretary-general for 20 consecutive years.
John Nia Nwodo is the current president-general of the group. The headquarters of the group is located in the city of Enugu.