Jonathan, Obi, Dozie to storm Mbaise for Onwuliri memorial lecture

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Activities toward hosting a hitch free 5th Memorial lecture in honour of late Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Technology, Owerri reaches top gear as former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Ex-Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi prepares to storm Mbaise,Imo state for the annual event.

According to information from the Organizers, the memorial lecture set for Friday, June 16,2017 at Nnarabia, Ahiazu-Mbaise and would have ex-President Jonathan as the Father of the Day while the Chairman of MTN Nigeria, Dr Paschal Dozie is the Chairman of the occassion.

The lecture titled: “The problem with Nigeria” will be delivered by former Anambra State governor, Mr. Peter Obi while the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe will be one of the Royal Fathers of the Day

In a statement, Peter Osamgbi, Special Assistant on Media to the immediate past Minister of State for Education, Professor Viola Onwuliri and wife of the late Professor Celestine Onwuliri, said that a private family Mass was held on June 3, 2017, at Prof. Celestine Onwuliri’s grave side, by 7am; while a memorial Mass took place on Sunday June 4, 2017, at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, Amuzi, Ahiazu Mbaise. This was followed by the 2017 edition of the Professor COE Onwuliri annual memorial scholarship award, instituted by the International Liaison of Mbaise Indigenes in Diaspora.

You may recall that Professor Celestine Onwuliri Foundation (PROFOUND) was instituted by Professor Onwuliri himself, few months before his death and aims at empowering indigent people like widows, orphans, physically challenged as well as building capacity for young people and women particularly.

The organization, PROFOUND, periodically holds public lectures on topical national issues with a view to impact and influence policies for the benefit of the Nation.

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