About US

 

Southern Kaduna Diaspora (SOKAD).

A Non-Profit 501 (c)(3), Cleveland, Ohio, U. S. A.

Contact: gurarakaduna@yahoo.com

 

Officers: 

2017-2019

  • President: Freeman Kamuru, Ph.D., MD
  • Secretary General: Rev. Danlami Ngbose, Ph.D.
  • Treasurer : Brother Saidu John.

Past Officers

2012-2016

2008-2012

  • President: Professor Tunga Lergo
  • Secretary: Engr. Dauda A. Nuhu
  • Treasurer/Financial Secretary: Ms. Alice Osunde ( later replaced by Dr. Freeman Kamuru

Our Story

SOKAD was founded in 2007 by a group of Southern Kaduna State indigenes in the United States and Canada.  SOKAD, U.S.A. was formed in 2008 after the adaption of by-laws and election of its first Executive members, as mandated by SOKAD’s Constitution. The following were the first elected officers of SOKAD, U.S.A- they served   two  two-year terms until 2012  when new officers were elected:

  • President:  Professor Tunga Lergo
  • Secretary: Engr. Dauda A. Nuhu
  • Treasurer/Financial Secretary: Ms. Alice Osunde ( later replaced by Dr. Freeman Kamuru)

Mission Statement

Many cultures, one people- fostering community, development, and progress of Southern Kaduna at home and in the diaspora, through advocacy and service.

Goals

SOKAD is an advocacy friendship organization for Nigerian citizens of Southern Kaduna peoples in the homeland, and the diaspora. The Association is a multi-ethnic, non-profit, apolitical, non-sectarian organization committed to:

  • Promoting cooperation and mutual well-being of its members
  • Promoting unity, peace, and the economic development of Southern Kaduna, Kaduna State, and Nigeria.
  • The pursuit of cultural, social, economic, technological, and educational progress of Southern Kaduna.
  • Fostering cultural and social ties between SOKAD, its host communities and other organizations in the diaspora.