By Ingram Osigwe
The this year’s annual Akokwa Eminent Persons Dinner will feature the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.
Organised by Akokwa Christian Elite, this year’s dinner will take place this Saturday.17th July, 2021. at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers Ikeja Lagos by 6:30 pm.
An apolitical and non governmental Christian body, Akokwa Christian Elites is made up of businessmen and women, professionals, intellectuals and other categories of peace loving and socially constructive men and women of Akokwa extraction who believe in the supremacy of God and who live a life guided by Him through the Christian faith.
A predominantly Christian, community, Akokwa is in Ideato North local government area of Imo state.
As a body, the Akokwa Christian Elite believes that God is the source of all providence and is committed to efforts towards the provision of good living conditions for everyone, as right of all Akokwa indigenes.
Over the years, the group has succeeded in its avowed committement to fostering positive changes in the lives of Akokwa people through their activities.
The group says it will continue to strive to ensure that truth, honesty, love, integrity and fear of God prevail above all other things in Akokwa.
According to Cliff Onyeje, President of Akokwa Christian Elite, Lagos branch, “we are committed to placing Akokwa before God and asking Him to always be at the driver’s seat of our town.We are partners in the socio- economic and spiritual growth of our people. Like past dinners, this year’s dinner is geared towards this”
The annual dinner attracts eminent personalities.Among higly placed Nigerians who had in the past been hosted to dinner by the body include captains of industry, political leaders, academics, professionals, religious leaders among others.
These include, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa of Neimeth International Pharmaceutical Plc., and former Chairman Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Mr. Tony Ewelike, CEO, A. G Homes, Arc. Azike Diribe, a First class Architect of the Integrated Consortium, Mr. Marvel Akpoyibo, retired Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Administration, Professor Pat Utomi of the Lagos Business School, His Excellency Senator Anyim Pius Anyim (GCON) , former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Late Bar. James Ocholi (SAN), the Pro-Chancellor of Salem University, Kogi State,Arc Ifeanyi Odedo, Managing Director, Sharon Ultimate and Sharon Regency Hotels, Abuja, Dr. Uche Ogah(OON), Minister of state, Mines and Steel