The Elekwa Memorial Foundation of New York is hosting a bash to celebrate Nigeria’s 54th year independence anniversary during which the Foundation will honor Nigerian-American Deputy-Mayor of Newark, Hon. Ugo Nwaokoro and Dr. Chika Onyeani, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of the African Sun Times, Africa’s No.1 newspaper
in America, for their selfless devotion to empowering the Nigerian Diaspora in the United States of America.
The Independence Anniversary Bash will take place on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 44-01 Broadway, Astoria, New York, from 9 pm to 2 am.
The Elekwa Memorial Foundation has held a series of educational forums on the education of the African child. Its Founder and Chairman, Dr. Sam Chekwas, is well regarded Greek language expert, having translated many works from English to Greek, and has been honored many times in Greece for enhancing Greek culture.