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World Igbo Congress


About WIC

The World Igbo Congress is “The global organization for the promotion and protection of the interests of Ndi-Igbo, at home, across Nigeria and in the diaspora.”

World Igbo Congress commends SouthEast Govs for "improving collaboration"

The recently-elected Chairman of the World Igbo Congress, Sir Festus Okere, is “commending the Governors of the Southeast of Nigeria, for their recent and improved spirit of collaboration towards the great development of the region.” The 5 Governors of the SouthEastern States are Dr. Alex Otti of Abia, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra, Barrister Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi, Dr. Peter Mbah of Enugu and Senator Hope Uzodinma of Imo.



To unify Ndi-Igbo, especially in the diaspora.
To promote, protect, and advance Igbo interests, culture, heritage, and civilization.
To promote the progress and development of Ala-Igbo.
To promote the advancement and welfare of Ndi-Igbo.
To promote and cultivate political awareness and civic responsibility among Ndi-Igbo.
To promote harmony and peaceful co-existence with other ethnic groups.


The World Igbo Congress was established in 1994, in Houston, Texas. Dr. J.O.S Okeke was chosen as the founding Chairman, and the late Dr. Kemnagum Ken Okorie became the founding Secretary-General of the WIC. The organization has continued to elect its top leadership.

WIC News

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As the leading international organization representing the interests of the Igbo people, the World Igbo Congress stands at the forefront of uniting Ndi-Igbo worldwide and influencing positive change through advocacy, community engagement, and cultural preservation.

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Discover the rich tapestry of Igbo heritage, culture, and history through our extensive collection of multimedia resources. Explore a treasure trove of videos, photos, and documents that document the journey of the Igbo people, their achievements, and their contributions to the global community.

WIC Past and Current


Meet the dedicated leaders who have guided and continue to lead the World Igbo Congress on its mission for progress.

Dr. J.O.S Okeke
Founding Chairman (1994-1999)
Chief Austin Egwuonwu
Chairman (1999-2001)
Kalu K. Diogu, PhD
Chairman (2001-2005)
Ichie Chibuzo Onwuchekwa, PE
Chairman (2005-2008)
Engr. Joe Eto
Chairman (2008-2017)
Prof. Anthony Ejiofor
Chairman (2017-2023)
Sir Festus Okere
Elected Chairman 2023

Other Executive Members of WIC.

Elected in 2023

Meet the dedicated leaders who have guided and continue to lead the World Igbo Congress on its mission for progress.

Chigozie Basil Onwukwe
Vice Chairman
Sir Chris Ogara
Secretary General
Dr. Humphrey Ihejirika
Assistant General Secretary
Dr. Emma Asonye.
Hardy Ogele
Agwu A. Agwu
Financial Secretary
Chief Chuba Boniface Chibueze
Chief Whip

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Our Goals

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