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Bishop Mike Okonkwo celebrates 73rd birthday; Femi Falana speaks on Nigeria’s unity

L-R Lagos State Deputy Governor Dr Idiat Adebule, Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr Mike Okonkwo, his wife, Bishop Peace, Key Speaker, Barrister Femi Falana (SAN), Chairman of the occasion, President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Chief John Nnia Nwodo, during the 19th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture the theme “Nigeria’s Unity: Matters Arising,” held at MUSON Centre in Lagos 5/9/2018.
L-R Speaker Barr Femi Falana (SAN), Bishop Peace Okonkwo , Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr Mike Okonkwo and Chairman of the occasion, President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, during the 19th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture with the theme “Nigeria’s Unity: Matters Arising,” held at MUSON Centre in Lagos 5/9/2018.
Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr Mike Okonkwo (middle), his wife, Bishop Peace, presenting a cheque of One hundred thousand Naira to the first position winner of the Mike Okonkwo Education and Youth Initiative (MOEYI) Essay Competition, Onitilo Deborah. ( L-R) Second position winner, Ashiey Davidson –Eke, Dr Patrice Oloko, Barr Femi Falana (SAN) Chief John Nnia Nwodo, and the third position winner, Esigbone Omagbemi , during the 19th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture with the theme “Nigeria’s Unity: Matters Arising,” held at MUSON Centre, Lagos 5/9/2018
L-R Representative of the Chief Examiner, Dr Patrice Oloko, Speaker Barr Femi Falana (SAN), Bishop Peace Okonkwo , Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr Mike Okonkwo and the Chairman of the occasion, President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, during the 19th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture with the theme “Nigeria’s Unity: Matters Arising,” held at MUSON Centre in Lagos 5/9/2018.
Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM), Dr Mike Okonkwo, presenting the cheque of One hundred thousand Naira to the winner of the Mike Okonkwo Education and Youth Initiative (MOEYI) Essay Competition first position winner, Onitilo Deborah, during the19th Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture with the theme, “Nigeria’s Unity: Matters Arising,” held at MUSON Centre in Lagos 5/9/2018

It was celebrations galore as Bishop Mike Okonkwo marked his 73rd birthday in Lagos with his Annual Lecture and award of prizes to winners of the Essay Competition he instituted to advance the course of education in the country.
Dignitaries from far and near graced the event which held at the Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) Centre.
Chief John Nnia Nwodo, the President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo chaired the occasion while erudite lawyer, Barrister Femi Falana (SAN) was the Key Speaker. He spoke on the theme, “Nigeria’s Unity: Matters Arising.”
Pictures by CHINYERE IKEANYI, who covered the event, captures some of the personalities that graced the occasion.

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  1. May God grant our dear Bishop many more fruitful and rewarding years ahead. Happy birthday to the man of God.

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