At the Geeta Mandir Hall, located at 18 Cappa Avenue, Palm Groove, Lagos, South-West Nigeria, about 500 Non-Resident Indians (NRI) gathered to give boost to Bhartiya Janta Party of India (BJP) under the auspices of Overseas Friends of Bhartiya Janta Party (OFBJP) with a grand NaMo Tea Party outside the country of India for an interactive online session to promote Narendra Modi as the Indian Prime Minister candidate on its forth coming elections.
The event was facilitated by eminent NRI Industrialist, Entrepreneurs, Professionals, Doctors and students. The event was marked with the high participation of women professionals, homemakers and students.
Senior BJP leaders from Delhi Headquarters with Press and media also joined in the discussions online through video conferencing and shared their views on national and international issues over tea. The speakers lauded the efforts of the NRI’s for their contribution towards welfare, development and well-being of both Nigeria and India and urged them to keep contributing towards enriching and enhancing the cordial relations between both countries.
Shri Vijay Jolly, senior BJP leader and global convenor of OFBJP addressed the Nigeria gathering and seeks support for the party’s mission of 272 seats in the next Lok Sabha Polls and to make Narendra Modi the next prime minister of India.
Vijay took time to parley questions from Mr Om Prakash (Pune), Mr Chirag Gandhi (Gujarat), Mrs Shweta Srivastava (UP), Mr Nand Kumar (Kerala Samaj), Ms AditiJani ( LLB Student) and Mrs. Savita Singhal (Teacher in Lagos), bothering on Vision document; Selection process; Women representation; Education system; Safety concern while going back to India and the frequent harassment by Indian Customs and Medical officer upon arrival despite having valid documents.
Shri Sanjay Shrivastava, OFBJP Nigeria Convener, appealed to all NRIs to support Modi for Prime Minister and spread social media campaign and other events and must make calls and emails to request family and friends in India to vote for Modi.
Vinay Singh, Vikas Kane, Suneet, Pravin, Ramesh Muriki, Dhiran Mishra, Naresh Lalawani, Kiran S Parab, OP Singh, Abhishek, Tanmoy, all executives of BJPOFNigeria were commended by Shri Rakesh Srivastava Ji for their contribution and execution of the NaMo party as he noted that BJPofNigeria has also ran awareness programme on social media campaign to connect as much as 4000 families in Nigeria out of 200,00 NRIs in Nigeria.