Meet the ICAL Executives
Elected to Office in February 2022
Assistant General Secretary
Emmanuel is an Evangelist and an Electronic Specialist. Along with the General Secretary, Emmanuel is responsible for all secretarial business of the Igbo Community Association of Liverpool.
Dr. Okey Ezeh MBBS, DCP, MRCPsych
I am a consultant psychiatrist with so much love for the city of Liverpool and deeply passionate about social integration and all that concerns ethnic minority especially the Igbo race in Liverpool and UK at large. I am currently the treasurer of ICAL
Moses is a Liverpool born IT consultant and passionate Igbo! He is currently responsible for all IT and public relations activities within the association.
Chief Angus Chukwuemeka
President until Feb 2022
Chief Angus Chukwuemeka is the former chair of the association. He also chaired the association in 1987. He has a distinguished career in the private, public and voluntary sectors. He is an urban renewal specialist in his own right, as well as holding a number of significant Board positions including previous Chair of the Afro-Caribbean Standing Committee, the Nigerian Community Centre, Merseyside African Council, Granby Toxteth SRB and current Chair of Granby Residents Association. During the presidency and-leadership of Chief Angus Chukwuemeka, in 1987, 2 Parkway the present Igbo Community Centre was purchased with a freehold of the property for 1,000 years.
Captain Obi Okeke
Former General Secretary until Feb 2022
Former President ICAL until 1998
Mr Celestine Maduike hales from Umekwune in Ngor Okpala Local government. He had resided in Liverpool for over fifty years. He came to the UK as a student and eventually settled in Liverpool and raised his family here. His career spanned NHS and Higher education at Liverpool John Moore University where he was a senior lecturer. He also ran a thriving business in the care sector
He has been an active member of the Igbo community since the late 1960's he has always embedded the values of Igbo culture in his life and has strived to impart these core values to his children and grand children, He has always undertaken a prominent and active participation within the Igbo Community of Liverpool. He served in various executive roles including secretary and chairman of the association at which time the organisation could only be described as a thriving and profitable organisation. During the Presidency of Mr C. Maduike, The Liverpool City Council paid £29,457.48 as Disturbance Allowance in 1998 for 54 Princes Road.
As one of the pioneering members, Mr Maduike has seen various changes over the years and is keen to see where the community goes next. He at this point also like to pay tribute to fellow founder members who are no longer with us, He truly believes in allowing change to come for the better and sees the youth of the community as the next set of torchbearers. He has pledged to give the benefit of his advice, experience and wisdom to see the Igbo Community grow to new heights.
Prince Uka U Uka
Former President ICA (1999-2006), Vice President NNI (2001-2004)
Prince Uka U Uka has an excellent track record in managing performance and delivering high quality customer-oriented service. He had played key roles in service delivery and community planning working with colleagues, other agencies, local authority, voluntary, community and faith organisations and statutory bodies. During the Presidency of Prince Uka U. Uka, The City Council paid £32,672.74 as Brick and Mortar for 54 Princes Road in 2001.
A family man born mid 20th century. Passionate about putting the God given wisdom and intellect of Igbo people into actual use for their recognition and benefit. Knowledge, Integrity, justice and hard work makes a man not only a person but also an institution.
Kingsley is a Telecommunications and Fintech Engineer. As the General Secretary, Kingsley is in charge of all secretarial business of the Igbo Community in Merseyside