We need a City Council that works together for the people of Maple Ridge
I migrated to Canada in 2001 with a dream of a better life for my family. With hard work, but more importantly, with the support of my community I've established a successful career and built a life in Maple Ridge. I’m running for Council to give back to our community through public service, and provide opportunities to those who need support.
When I look at our city, I see a number of things we need to build a better Maple Ridge: affordable housing for young families, stronger support for small businesses, particularly in Haney, and a focus on building neighbourhoods with the services they need. I raised my children in Maple Ridge and I want them to be able to do the same.
Dozie served as the president of the Port Coquitlam Business Improvement Association and the Port Coquitlam City Economic Council. He also retained a strong connection to Nigeria as president of the Nigeria-Canada Association of BC and co-founder of the Afro Gala.
A little about Dozie
Onyeka Dozie has been married for 28 years and has chosen to raise his children in Maple Ridge.
He has a BSc in Urban Land Economic Management, M.Sc in Construction Management and is a certified Project Management Professional. He has been a full-time employee of BGIS for 14 years and currently with BOUYGUES Energy & Services Canada as a Contract Manager.
He has been a community organizer, soccer coach, President of Port Coquitlam BIA, served on Port Coquitlam City Economic Council, a charter member of Rotary Club of Port Coquitlam Centennial and President of Nigeria Canada Association of BC. He is also co-founder of Afro Gala Productions and Patron of Anambra United Friends Association.