Nigerian Community in Dorset, NCD is a registered not-for-profit group based in Bournemouth, Dorset. NCD exists to support members of the public who are Nigerian by birth, ancestry and descent, marriage, naturalisation or adoption in and around Dorset. We cater for people of all ages and enable them to reach their full potential as individuals contributing to health & socio-economic well-being in the Dorset area.

Our key aims are:

Maintain cultural identity

Increase integration and participation in the British society

Mutually support one another

We work towards enabling equality of access to support services for Nigerians, thereby ensuring the welfare and well-being of all Nigerians. Our membership is made up of Nigerian individuals, students and families residing mainly in Dorset.

NCD holds regular events to provide a platform for the furtherance of our aims.

NCD is managed by a board of executives, led by a chairperson who is supported by elected officers in the functions of Administration, Finance, Welfare and Projects.


Welcome to Nigerian Community in Dorset.

Our goal is to engage and mobilize the Nigerians in Dorset and provide a focus for dealing with Nigerian community issues. Mutually support one another, maintain cultural identity, and increase integration into British society. The aim of NCD is to unite all Nigerians in Dorset whatever their Religion, Tribe, or Politics they belong.

Come and join us, become a member, and be counted.

Rupert Ogwuazor


07813 606 623

Rupert was first appointed as chairman of the NCD Steering Committee in 2020 and elected as chairman of the NCD in 2021. He is an accountant with a multinational investment bank within the financial districts of the City London and also sits on the board of a local charity as Trustee. He enjoys photography in his spare time.

Position Vacant

Deputy Chair

The position of Deputy Chair is still vacant.

Andrew Omosevwerha


07306 854 947

He has been a member of the association for over 5 years. Andrew is a Report Developer by Profession and has lived in Dorset for over 20 years. He is a family man with a wife and 3 children as well as avid Arsenal FC supporter.

John Uwejoma

Financial Officer

07975 793 733

He is a Civil Engineer. He moved to the United Kingdom in the late 70s. In 2009 he established a successful property business in Bournemouth, which develops building projects, construct domestic and commercial buildings. He has always taken a keen interest in African affairs. He supports several local charities. John served as the Chairman of the Nigerian Community in Dorset from 2015 until 2020. He is currently the Financial Officer.

Anthony Ebong

Welfare Officer

Anthony served as Special Adviser of the Nigerian Community in Dorset from 2015 until 2020. He is currently the Welfare Officer of the association.

Ade Bamgboye

Community Engagement Officer

Ade served as Public Relations Secretary of the Nigerian Community in Dorset from 2015 until 2020. He is currently the Community Engagement Officer of the association.