The Anglican Youth Fellowship (AYF) Owerri Diocesan Council , on Sunday, 22nd August 2021, honoured the former Chairman Imo NUJ; Chief Dr Fidel Onyeneke KSC with a Distinguished Father Award at his palatial residence Avu, Owerri West.
Presenting the award, the Diocesan President, Evangelist Benjamin Alajemba noted that Chief Fidel was prayerfully selected amongst legion based on his glaring contributions to the Anglican Diocese of Owerri and the society at large. Further speaking,the president made known to him the intention of the fellowship to establish a media house and beseeched Chief Onyeneke to get involved and assist based on his long lasting experience as a media consultant.According to him, this project would help engage most of our idle youth as well as generate revenue to the Diocesan Youth Fellowship.
Speaking after receiving the award, Chief Onyeneke first off thanked the Diocesan Executives for finding him worthy of note. He then called on them and the Christian youth entirely to remain focused and live a life worthy of emulation, shun cultism and always try as much as possible to contribute to the socio economic growth of the church and nation at large. He finally pledged his continuous support to the fellowship while assuaging them not to relent in propagating the gospel of Christ.
In his words, kachison Ekwugha, the P. R. O described the awardee as a father of all, while pointing out his numerous unsparing generousity to anyone who comes in contact with him, not excluding his selfless community services in his home town Avu .
Finally, the Vice President, Barr Ekeoma Onyema-Opara while giving the vote of thanks, thanked Chief Fidel for being receptive enough to them in a manner they least expected, while praying God to continue to sustain him in all his endeavor.
The Delegation was led by the AYF Diocesan President, Evng Ben Alajemba, others in attendance include; Barr Ekeoma Onyema-Opara (Vice President), Kachison Ekwugha (PRO),Sis Precious Ndukwe (Sisters Cord),Bro. Godsend Ebuzoama (Treasurer),Bro Ekeoma Uneze(Fin Sec),Bro Uche Onuoha (Youth Star Cord),Bro. Prince Orjiako(Asst Prayer Cord),Sis. Chinonso Divine(Welfare Cord),Sis. Chidinma Ohiri(Asst Sisters Cord) and Bro. Nnanna Ikechukwu (Evangelism Cord).