DADDY HEZEKIAH ADVISES LEADERS TO LIVE LASTING LEGACIES AS GCFN CONSULTS, NIGERIAN EYE NEWSPAPERS HONOURS HIM WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
|Ik Anyanwu -Publisher Arise Afrika/CEO GCFN Consult & Cookie Iwuoha Publisher Nigerian Eye Newspapers presents Award to Rev. Prof Daddy Hezekiah.|
In addition to the avalanche of accolades he has received, the Founder and leader of Living Christ Mission, His Grace, the Most Rev. Prof. Daddy Hezekiah recently bagged a unique Life Time Achievement Award from Nigerian Eye Newspaper and GCFN Consults.
The award was conferred on the Great philanthropist and lover of education during Imo at 40 commemorative lectures, Community Development Awards which took place at Imo Concorde hotels, Owerri. Based on his achievements of developing the state and nation in line with realization of establishing the first and government approved Private University in the state, building Nursery and Primary schools at Nkwere , Owerri , Onitsha and other places in the South East which their school fees are the lowest and the cheapest in Nigeria. The organization found the Proprietor and Chancellor of Hezekiah University worthy to receive the award.
The organizers of the occasion described him as a Hero, Statesman, Entrepreneur and educationist whose vision, tenacity and hard work is transforming Imo community into a better place to live, do business and raise families.
In his acceptance speech the great achiever and church primate thanked the organizers of Imo at 40 lecture and community development award for nominating him, a servant of God and a patriotic citizen of Imo State. The man of God stated that within the limit of his resources, He has contributed his quota towards the development of his state of origin and gave the Almighty God the glory that Imo State is 40 years, saying “It is the Lord’s doing and it is great”
The anointed prophet of the most High God also commended the past and present leaders of Imo State since its creation to date for their individual efforts towards bringing development, unity and progress to the state. He also thanked the good people of Imo State for remaining peaceful, united and hardworking towards ensuring the peace, development and stability of Imo State despite the hard times, hardship and suffering.
The man of God with international repute stressed that Imo state has been among the leaders in terms of development and education and all hands must be on deck to ensure that the tempo is sustained for the sake of the future generation. His Grace Most Rev. Prof Daddy Hezekiah maintained that the state is known to be the state that has produced technocrats, seasoned administrators, political heavy weights, legal luminaries and great people who have contributed in no small measured towards the development of the country today.
These achievements he said were made through investment on education, therefore he charged the people to continue to have policies that would make the youths more interested in education as an educated individual is a great asset to both the state and the country.
He revealed that on 29th November 2015 Hezekiah University the only first and only private University in Imo State kicked off. The man of God said that he built the university single handedly without local, state, federal or foreign aid. Besides, according to him, he made its tuition the lowest and rebated the fees of the first five hundred students to be admitted into it by one hundred thousand each amounting to Fifty Million Naira (N50,000,000) stressing hat he did not do that because he has so much money but he saw it as one of the ways to bring and sustain development in Imo state and South East in general.
Advising the leader, Rev Prof Daddy Hezekiah charged them to be more proactive and show concern to the plight of the common masses and let them concentrate in making laws and policies that would enhance better living standards of the masses by alleviating their suffering . More importantly let live lasting legacies for which they will be remembered long after they have left the corridors of power like Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, Dr M.I Okpara, Dr Sir Francis Akanu Ibiam etc and let them know that a better nae is better than Silver and gold.
Among other groups and organizations that received Award in the occasion included Hezekiah University as the first private University in the state and the cheapest in Nigeria, Nkwa Group as Gospel Music of the decade.
Other personalities that were awarded included the Executive Governor of Imo State His Excellency Owelle Rochas Anayo Okorocha, Imo State University – best tertiary institution in Imo and highest
application in the country, She Needs A Roof Project of Her Excellency Nneoma Okorocha,
FULL HONOUR LIST OF AWARD RECIPIENTS OF 40 CATEGORIES OF AWARDS TO CELEBRATE 40 ICONIC YEAR OF IMO STATE.
11. Media Outfit of the year: Zanders FM
22. Youngest South East Entrepreneur of the year : Chima Anyanso, Havey Igboanugo,
33. South east Media Personality: Cliff Ayozie of NTA news 24 Abuja
44. Sports Personality of the year: Nze Tonnex Chukwu of Heartland Football club
55. Blogger of the year: Gistgate.com
66. Hip Hop Artist of the year: Golden Okafor (Xbusta)
77. Gospel Music Personality of the year: I.O. U Water:
88. Indigenous Gospel Music of the decade: Famous Nkwa Group
99. Boutique of the year: Skin Urban
110. Beauty Shop of the year: Hair Forest
111. South East Leaders Awards: Chief Emeka Inyama – Chairman Abia Warrirs Football Club
Hon Chief Tony Offiah , Franklyn Iwunze
112. Public Service of the year: Nigerian Brewries
113. Truth Ambassadors: Dr Ekenazi
114. Icons of Integrity: Hon Justice Agada, Prof Chidi Osuagwu, Bar Okwuegbu, Hon Mere, Evans Obi
115.Real Estate of the year: Vans Homes Trade Limited
116. .Functional Arts of the year: Metal Magic
117. Bungo Personality: Engr Bruno
118. Pre School of the year: Mountain Crest Academy
119. Primary School of the year: Living Word Academy Waast Avenue
220. Secondary school of the year: ROCHAS FOUNDATION COLLEDGE
221. Best Tertiary School of the year: Imo State University
222. Best Private University: Hezekiah University
223. EDUCATIONIST of the year: Prof BEB Nwoke, Rev Fr Prof Philip Ogbonna
224. Best Bank Manager: Mr Enyinnaya Asoka
225. Best Quick Service Restaurant : Rennys Foods Limited
226. Hotel of the year: Full Moon Hotels
227. Humanitarian Service of the year: SNARP of Her Excellency Nneoma Rochas Okorocha
228.Imo Civic Society of the year: Boiling Point Corperative Society
229.Super Shop of the year: House of Freeda
330.Entrepreneur of the year: Frank Nneji
331. Proactive Lawmaker of the year (State): Hon Ugonna Ozuruigbo, Hon Emeka Loyd, Hon Barr Kennedy Ibeh
332. Proactive Lawmaker (Federal): Hon Chike Okafor, Senator Sam Anyanwu
333. Imo Ambassador of the year: Osita Oparaugo
334. Technocrat of the year: Onyewuchi Asiniobi
335. Most Patriotic Imo Citizen :Chief Ugumba Uche Nwosu
336. Imo dynamic Brand: Shirley Supremo Finishing
337.Most Influential Woman Imo : Her Excellecy Nneoma Rochas
338. Lifetime Achievement Awards: Bro. Emma Okorir, Chief DR Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, Dr A C Ejiaku, Amb Dr Kema Chikwe, Most Rev Prof. Daddy Hezekiah
339. Imo Legends Awards :Late Dr Sam Mbakwe, Late Justice Oputa, Late Dr Sir Warrior
440. STATESMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD: His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha ( OON)