Board of Directors
Chief/Dr. Uzo Unegbu
ORA-USA Inc incorporated in the State of Georgia , USA. in the year 2001, is organized for Charitable, Educational, Economical, Social, and Political development of Orlu people. It is the umbrella Organization of all parochial associations of Orlu people in the fifty states of USA. Perhaps it is important to mention that the entire Affiliate members expanding around the 50 states of America are willing partners to the development and sustained growth of Orlu Senatorial zone and would cherish all partnerships and wisdom in this effort. Orlu Senatorial Zone also known as “Old Orlu” is one of the 3 Senatorial zones in Imo State, Nigeria. Read more on the history and geography of Orlu Senatorial Zone.
- To identify and Unify Orlu people in the Diaspora and America in particular.
- To promote effective communication and networking between and among Orlu people and various branches or ORA in the US and beyond.
- To boost Educational, Economic, and Political empowerment of Orlu people in the Diaspora and at home
- To promote good public relations through programs, projects, and inter society collaborations that would positively relate to and impact institutions and Non-Governmental organizations.
- To hold meetings and conferences to promote the exchange of ideas and corporative learning on matters of self-respect, good citizenship, leadership skills, and the communal relationship between Orlu people in the US and at home and the American citizenry.
ORA USA is a public, non-profit professional organization dedicated to helping people affected by poverty within and around the world. It seeks to restore the dignity and quality of their lives by eradicating barriers to success through innovative education, healthcare services, entrepreneur development, youth empowerment, and community-driven aids. Guided by the aspirations of the people it serves, ORA-USA pursues its mission with empathy, openness, and generosity.
The Orlu Regional Assembly holds its Annual Convention in June of every year to raise funds for projects/programs and for the exchange of ideas as well as networking among members residing in the USA and beyond.
FREE MEDICAL MISSION
ORAUSA carries out a medical mission to the Orlu region each year. The very positive response has necessitated the consideration of multiple missions each year.
The Micro Finance program, championed by ORAUSA women, raises funds independently to enable indigent women in the homeland to be self-sustaining.
The purpose of the youth program is to create awareness among the young people of the organization to ensure continuity
The Orlu Regional Assembly holds its Annual Homeland Summit in Orlu on December 30th every year. The summit is a chance to review organization activities and exchange feedback between home-based and diaspora stakeholders.
Each year, ORA USA recognizes and gives awards to individuals for community services, student achievements, trail-blazing achievements, and philanthropy.
Chief/Dr. Uzo Unegbu
National President, ORAUSA
Mr. Austin Ofoha
Lolo Chinyere Ojinnaka
National PRO, ORAUSA
National Legal Advisor, ORAUSA
Prince Charles Duru
National Vice President
Chief Chris Okala
National Parliamentarian, ORAUSA
Atty/Lolo Chinyere Amuzie
National Assistant Secretary, ORAUSA
Chief Paulinus Nwosu
National Financial Secretary, ORAUSA
Mr Emma Orji
National Treasurer, ORAUSA
Dr. Ray Obinozie
National Assistant Financial Secretary, ORAUSA
Chief Gibson Chigbu
National President 2001-2005
Chief Emeka Iwunze
National President 2005-2009
Chief Chris Onwuzuruike
National President 2009-2013
Chief Fidelis Ezewike
National President 2013-2017
Chief Tony Okpara
National President 2017-2021
Chief/Dr. Uzo Unegbu
National President 2021-present
ORA-USA Inc incorporated in the State of Georgia , USA. in the year 2001, is organized for Charitable, Educational, Economical, Social, and Political development of Orlu people. It is the umbrella Organization of all parochial associations of Orlu people in the fifty states of USA. Perhaps it is important to mention that the entire Affiliate members expanding around the 50 states of America are willing partners to the development and sustained growth of Orlu Senatorial zone and would cherish all partnerships and wisdom in this effort. Orlu Senatorial Zone also known as “Old Orlu” is one of the 3 Senatorial zones in Imo State, Nigeria.