Republic of Benin
Association of the graduates of Russian and Soviet universities "Soyuz-Benin"
Established: June 4, 2005.
Total number of graduates in the country: 2,500.
Number of the graduates who are members of the Association: 100.
Governing body: Executive committee
Gerard Gbaghidi: president, founder and director of the A. K. Vereshchagin Construction School
М. Nikez: official representative of the Executive Committee and director of the ORTB state TV channel
Mrs. M. Gbekha: member of the Executive Committee and head of the HR department of Abomey-Kalawi University (former Benin National University)
M. Maouani: responsible for cultural issues; lecturer of Russian literature
J.-J. Atchade: responsible for economic cooperation; head of the Oil Operations Department of the Ministry of Mining, Energy, and Water Management