A new Association of Bafanji people is born in the United States of America.
NOSOH-USA was founded by members of the Bafanji Community on a social media WhatsApp’s platform initiated by Queen Njwene Evelyn in march 2018. The first constituent assembly meeting took place on the March 23rd 2018. The meeting was generously hosted by Mr. Mbenowoh Terrence. There were fourteen adults and five children in attendance. The friends agreed to meet every quarter in the spirit of camaraderie. By June 2018, the name NOSOH-USA was adopted by the general meeting and caretaker committee formed to spearhead the development of the association. The committee comprised of Mr. Mbenowoh Terence, Mrs Pascaline Timunji and Mr Mokuh Barthy. The committee was charged with the
The draft constitution was amended and unanimously adopted in December 2018 in a meeting hosted by Mr Tiagwia Constantine at his Hyattsville resident. This meeting also witnessed the election of the first executives of the Association. The following members were elected pioneer executives of NOSOH-USA
President: Njizokokeh B Mokuh (Mokuh Barthy)
Vice President: Paul Malokeh ( Mba Tata)
Secretary: Blaise Nde ( Tonkung)
Treasurer: Pascaline Tiemunji
Financial Secretary: Mbenowoh Terrence Hohong
Public Relation & pub. Sec: Constantine Tiengwia
Social Commitee Members:
– Loveline Tiapo (secretary)
– Timioh Maurine (member)
– Mba Nekembeh(member)
-Vivian Njinzokeh (Mokuh)
On February 9th 2019, the executives were official installed into their function by the Special representative of the KING of Bafanji to the US, MR Tiapo Napoleon during a general assembly meeting hosted by the president- elect MR Mokuh at his Aberdeen resident. Mr Tiapo who also doubles as the guest of honour was the bearer of two special messages from His majesty Ngwefon II. Firstly, the Nosoh family should always remember where they came from (village) and they are Nursing seeds that should portray an exemplary leadership that will inspire the generations to come. Each member of the executive was reminded to always put in their very best to move the association forward.
Secondly, as travelers, we should always learn and copy the great things from different cultures and bring them back home for the development of our village. Furthermore, he advised the president to know leadership is giving everyone a voice and being a leader is to bring others to help you do the Job.
The president Mr. MOKUh on his part, thanked Mr Tiapo and his wife for coming and for the wonderful installation. He equally appreciated the efforts of Queen Njwene. He continued to narrate a brief history and creation of the Nosoh family and concluded by telling his members to work collaboratively in order to leave their mark like the generation gone before them. He reminded them that social media is a powerful tool that can be used to transformed society. We should use social media positively to develop our village of origin. The Queen mother on her part, reminded the executives of their duties and responsibilities in sustaining the association and keeping it focus on its objectives. She thanked the president for his efforts in keeping and developing the group identity. Mr. Tiapo, ended the installation by presenting a symbol of leadership to the president. Socialization, refreshments, music and merriments continued for the rest of the night.
Mokuh Barthy & Nde Blaise reporting from Toukoug Quarter , Bafanji Kingdom.