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About Us

A Brief History

The True Igbo Youth Solidarity Movement is an Umbrella organization of many Igbo youth associations, socio - political and socio - cultural organizations in Nigeria. The organization is a non-governmental and non-profit making organization. Its establishment was a circumstantial creation, even right from the despotic days of military authocratic rule in Nigeria. The organization was born out of need to create a strategic forum for Nigerian youths (future Leaders) to vent their peculiar feelings and getting heard. Although from the name TRUE IGBO many have viewed the organization to be sectional and tribally inclined to people inhabiting the South Eastern states of Nigeria. The activities of the organization, its objectiveness, open door policies and transparency have proved these speculations to be totally wrong.

True Igbo Youth Solidarity movement was established on the 15th of May 1995 in the city of Owerri, Imo State. The organization was founded by Mr Johnbull Ifeanyinchukwu Ugah a distinguished citizen of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The birth of the organization began after the unjust and deliberate arrest of some Nigerian youth agitating for their political rights and social welfare. The arrest highlighted the effects of negligence and human rights violation in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

President & Founder
Prince Johnbull Ifeanyichukwu Ugah
Secretary General
Mr Claudius E. Egba
Public Relation Officer (Nat. Office)
Ike Ikenna Valentine
Legal Adviser / Secretary
Barrister Chijioke Nnaji


True Igbo Youth Solidarity Movement has a workforce of 24 members who are elected executives of the organization, six (6) employers who work in the National office, Nine (9) voluntary staff and Five (5) Voluntary online staff.

True Igbo Youth Solidarity Movement