Mr. Alade is the President of NIDOA USA Maryland Chapter. In his capacity, he is responsible for the strategic direction of the organization. Mr Alade has over 5years of experience working with past NIDOA USA Maryland Chapter executives to advance the long and short-term goals of the organization.  

Mr Alade believes that the key to his success rest in building and maintaining strong, trusting, and long-term relationships with fellow Nigerians and individuals interested in the advancement of Nigeria.


Fisayo Alade

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Ukpeme Akpan Okon is the author of award-winning The Values String: A book on Transitional Life, Compelling Fulfillment, and Profound Peace. A lawyer, arbitrator, mediator, speaker, Ambassador for Peace and facilitator, she is the Executive Secretary of Mediators & Advocates of Peace (LAMPAIX), Founder of Guild of Adjudicators in Nigeria (GAIN) and the Pioneer Coordinator of Justice, Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Catholic Cathedral of the Twelve Apostles Parish, Abuja, Nigeria.

She is the Convener of The Peace Agenda, a platform for strategizing sustainable agenda and action for peace, as well as the organizer of The Peace Agenda Summit. Ukpeme is a member of Women, Peace and Security Network, as well as other peace-focused organizations. She is the National Director — Administration of International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) U.S.A. Chapter. She is the Vice President of the Maryland Chapter of  Nigerians in Diaspora Organization Americas, USA. A trailblazer, Ukpeme has held other leadership positions. 

Ukpeme has served on the Zero Draft sub-committee of Non-Governmental Organization/United Nations Convention on the Status of Women. She is a Rotarian, a member of other organizations and a multi-awardee musician known as UkpEmem. She has served as rapporteur on various assignments, and was a panelist at a High Level event of the United Nations General Assembly — Mobilizing Generation Zero Hunger.

Vice President

Ukpeme Akpan Okon

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Assistant General Secretary

Soloman Oyedeji

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Rosemary Onyegbula is the current Public Relations Officer for the NIDOA MD Chapter She is a wife, and mother to four boys between the ages of 12 years to 19 months old. 

She is a Registered Nurse by profession with a Community Health focus. Recently working with the DC government and DHS in the COVID-19 emergency response for the city of DC.

Public Relations Officer

Rosemary Onyegbula

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Financial Secretary

Foyinsayo Kumoluyi

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