It is commonly held that a considerate followership is usually led by a generous leadership. One of the most powerful resources any leader should endeavor to bequeath to his people is the testimony of a changed life.
Arochukwu youths honour Iyke Kanu
Arochukwu Youth Forum on Saturday 12th January, 2019 honoured the Chairman of Classic International Magazine, Dr. Iyke Kanu with a merit award as Onwa (Moon) of Arochukwu Youths for his developmental strides in the community on the occasion of Grand Civic Reception for Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa.
Iyke Kanu is an author, community leader, philanthropist and accomplished business mogul sitting atop a number of blue chip conglomerates.
Etokebe as Dr. Iyke Kanu is fondly referred to shone like a million star as he was visibly the cynosure of all eyes at the event, stealing the show by every single step he took.
Presenting the award to him, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa eulogized Etokebe for being a true son of Arochukwu and for his unquantifiable contributions towards developmental projects in the community and youth empowerments.
The astute industrialist encouraged other sons and daughters of Arochukwu to emulate Etokebe’s philanthropic disposition to the youths in one hand and the community at large.
While delivering his speech earlier, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Primary Health Care and Communicable Diseases, Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa extoled Dr. Kanu’s virtues, as a true friend and progressive son of Arochukwu whose lifestyle is worth emulating by other sons and daughters of Aro.
It will be recalled that Etokebe led the entire people of Arochukwu to work accidously for Sen. Ohuabunwa during the last general elections where he defeated Dr. Orji Uzo Kalu to represent the good people of Abia North in the hallowed chambers of National Assembly.
In his acceptance speech, Etokebe thanked the Arochukwu Youth Forum for the honour while encouraging them to look inwards for embedded strength and use them positively for their careers and growth of the society.
He further admonished mammoth Aro youths who thronged the Aggrey Memorial Primary School, Ibom, venue of the occasion to eschew destructive tendencies and vices that will become a menace to the society.
Highly elated Eze Dr. Kanu Nwa Kanu, the Eze Ibom Isii of Arochukwu in a warm embrace with Etokebe resented him to guests and well-wishers alike, as a noble son of Arochukwu.
Speaking with the media at Dr. Iyke Kanu’s country home shortly after the occasion, one of the leaders of Aro youths, Papa Uwa said Etokebe is a man of the people, a man of integrity who is willing to do anything within his reach to see that Aro youths survive. “He knows our problem and always there to help assuage them, that’s why we follow him. Politically, whoever he wants us to follow is who we will vote for. For instance during the last election he urged us to vote en mass for Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa and he won so we are here today to ask him his stand politically for 2019”.
Other recipients of the merit award include Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Hon. Chinedu Orji (Ikuku Abia), Majority Leader, Abia State House of Assembly and Hon. Kalu Kames Kalu, Executive Chairman Arochukwu Local Government Area.
Apostle Suleman takes gospel to Pakistan
Because the testimony of the Gospels provides the most reliable witness to Christ, servant of God and senior pastor at Omega Fire Ministries (OFM) worldwide, Apostle (Prof.) Johnson Suleman, would be taking the evangelism to an uncommon territory this week.
The ‘Oracle of God’ who regularly travels across countries of the world in a mission to deliver God’s messages, is billed to host a two-day apostolic crusade in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, from Tuesday 15thto Wednesday 16th of January, 2019. Characteristics of Suleman, he would be preaching the Gospel in Pakistan, to his congregation and to Pakistanis, as it is.
Not known to soft-pedal around terminologies to please his audience, the servant of God would be clear with his message, about his beliefs and why his audience should also believe.
“The more you know about your faith, the easier it is to convince people whose lives are about to be restored,” an inside source said of the OFM team’s preparedness for the Pakistani mission.
The crusade which will hold at the Defence Marquee & Event Complex, Airport Road, Lahore Cantt, would be about preaching and winning souls, according to the source. However, the servant of God would also be empowering people as he has always done.
According to Apostle Suleman; “I have a mission to keep people out of Hell. And the only time the Gospel of Christ does not work is when we don’t use it. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth” (Romans 1:16).
Signal Frabrics opens new branch in VI, Lagos
Labake Adeola, the industrious fashion entrepreneur has carved a niche for herself among fashion buffs. According to her, being rich shouldn’t be confused with possessing panache but many a deep-pocket mistake extravagance for elegance.
“You do not have to be extravagant to be elegant. At Signal Fabric, everyone is classic. Its not the price of your fabrics that stands you out, its what you make with it and how you can spice it up that translate to elegance; it is what differentiates the commoner from the classical.”, and that’s what SIGNAL FABRICS is known for.
Style becomes the essence of every woman, according to Labake. Thus like an emperor of immeasurable chic, her fascination with good fabrics and elaborate lines comes alive in her range of bespoke latest and talk of the town attires. Although her specialty encompasses formal and informal female clothings.
There is no gainsaying Labake’s love for classy couture blossomed quite early in her youth; according to her, she developed a fascination with fashion when she started over 20 years ago and have customers across board. “We started over 20 years ago and have customers across board and we have been able to keep them all these years”.
“Anything you do it’s always best to be upright, sincerity, openness and customer satisfaction has been our key factors for sustenance”.
Labake’s love for fashion and taste for quality was copied from her mum, whom they both started Signal Fabrics from Alade Market in Ikeja Lagos, but the mother did not live long to see it blossom.
Signal Fabrics officially opens its new branch to clients from all over, penultimate Sunday, located on Ajose Adeogun street, Victoria Island Lagos, with its head office at Martins Street, Lagos Island.
The event had in attendance her family, friends, long time customers, society women, and well-wishers who came out to celebrate with the mother of three wonderful boys.
Amongst the guests were, Yeye Yetunde Ogbemudia of Nodony Fashion House, Olori Tokunbo Eko, Socialite Wosilat Seriki, among other several faces at the event.
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