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ARTICLE 1: NAME
The name of this organization shall be THE IJEBU ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

ARTICLE 2: MISSION
The Ijebu Association of The United States of America is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes as may qualify it as 
exempt from federal income tax under section 501 © (3) of the Internal Revenue code of 1954 (or) the corresponding provision of any future 
United States Internal Revenue law. Such purposes include but are not limited to the following:

A. To embark on programs that will create and promote unity among all people of Ijebu descent.
B. To motivate and assist eligible Ijebu people to avail themselves of the opportunity to become naturalized United States citizens.
C. To improve the quality of life for Ijebu people who reside in the United States of America.
D. To promote progress and harmony among all people of Ijebu origin.
E. To render assistance to Ijebu people who are students.
H. Through constructive engagement, to promote social interaction among Ijebu people everywhere.
G. To disseminate relevant information received from Ijebuland to its members (Ijebu Association of the United States of America).
H. To facilitate the registration and incorporation of the association in any states in the United States of America and in other nations.
I.  To pay all costs, charges and expenses, preliminary and incidental to the promotion, formation, establishment and incorporation of the Ijebu Association of the United States of America.
J.  To engage in any and all other activities, which will directly or indirectly improve the welfare and economic conditions of the Ijebu people.
K. To promote and advance the common interest and welfare of Ijebu people in the United States of America and in other countries.
L.  To engage in other activities that are incidental or conducive in the opinion of the majority of the members to the attainment of any or all of the above objectives.

ARTICLE 3: MEMBERSHIP
Section 1 Full membership of this Organization shall be open to all Ijebus in the United States of America, including their spouses and children, who will be prepared to serve and comply with the rules and regulations of the Organization.
Section 2 Qualification for admittance to this organization: All people of Ijebu descent, including their spouses and children, are welcome regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, social or economic status.
Section 3: A member shall be deemed to be in good standing, if he/she is upto-date in the payment of membership dues and any other special levies determined by the membership and attends, at least, twothirds of the monthly meetings yearly.
Section 4: A member is entitled to the rights/privileges of membership in the Association, only when he/she is in good standing as defined in article 3, section 3.
Section 5: All members shall be required to sign a “declaration of membership” statement as shown in “Appendix A”.

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