ABOUT NIGERIAN COMMUNITY TURKEY (NICOT)
Nigerian Community in Turkey is a None-profit organisation, Formed by a group of progressive Nigerians possessed with that spirit of oneness and patriotism.
On September 2012 in Istanbul, the largest commercial city in Turkey with almost ninety percent of the population of Nigerians in Turkey gathered to express purpose of exploring the formation of a formidable voice for Nigerians outside Nigeria.
The motivation was calls from the passed and the present Ambassador and visitor/eminent personalities of Nigerian origin who enquires and expresses the need to form an effective Nigerian Community, under its platform, Nigerians can be reached if the need arises.
In the same month, the organisation: Nigerian Community Turkey (NICOT) was formed duly registered thus: N0.34-184/007 in accordance with the Turkish Law which does not condone illegal association/organisation.
The Head of the organisation is refer as President and other Executive members:
Prince Emre MAGBOH (Emre ERGIN) who is presently serving as President, Mr. Rauf Babatunde OLASUPO (Vice President), Mr. Gbenga Isola AFOLAMI (General Secretary), Chinedu Odiachi IKEMEFUNA (Assistant Secretary), Chief Patrick IWEBINUWA (PRO), Mr. Lateef ADEBOLA (Assistant PRO), Mr. Ejike P. NWOBI (Publicity Secretary), Mr. Aliyu Tanko ABUBAKAR (Financial Secretary), Mr. Obi WISDOM (Kaan BILGE) Treasurer, Mr. Harrison Richard OZIEGBE (Assistant Treasurer), Prince Valentine AKANNO (Welfare Officer), Chief Paul AGBOH (Assistant Welfare Officer), Mrs. Priscilia Loveth OGBOLI (Women’s Affair), Mr. Francis UGOMAH (Chief whip 1.), Mr. Tony OKWUOLISA (Whip 2.), Mr. Valentine Emeka NWAOFOR (Whip 3.), Mr. Henry Ikhweaba ARIWODO (Chairman Constitutional Committee), Mr. Jide Martins FALERU (Secretary Constitutional Committee) and Mr. Eric BEKE (Spokesman).
The organisation was incorporated in the city of Istanbul, September 2012. Affiliation with other States Association in Turkey in progress.