The President and Founder Vision Africa, Bishop Dr. Sunday Onuoha has expressed gratitude to his community, Okai Item in Bende local government area of Abia State for the initiative to celebrate him as his diamond jubilee anniversary.

Bishop Onuoha a cleric in the Methodist Church Nigeria told ABN TV in an interview that that this is a mark of honour which he cherishes, noting that his community will celebrate for good reason and not opportunity for siren-blaring vehicle to be parading corpse around.

According to him, Item community his homeland is meant for the celebration of the living and not only for funerals.

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The celebration of his 60th birthday will take place March 22 at his hometown where the people of Item have chosen as a choice venue to honour their own.

It is in celebration of his selfless service to Item where he served as President-General for over 11 years before he was made the chairman Board of Trustees, a position he holds till date.


“They said I have for about 20 years rendered great service to Item people and they came, telling me they want to celebrate my life.

“I’m not a minister, I’m not a governor, no political office but a leader in the community. They want to show a prophet has honour in his place”, he stated.

He therefore urged for more investments in our communities to make it worth living, a shift from the culture of holding celebrations at only the urban centres.

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Guests expected include, Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti who is the host governor, former President Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu, Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Umo Eno, Governor of Imo State, Sen. Hope Uzodimma, the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Sa’ad Abubakar III, former governor of Imo State, Sen. Rochas Okorocha, former governor and Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Plateau, Isa Yuguda, the founder Belema Oil Tein Jack-Rich and host of others.



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