Faithspiration Initiative Organises Youth Forum, Empowers 7 Youths


Faithspiration Initiative Organises Youth Forum, Empowers 7 Youths

By Polycarp Ifeanyi, Onitsha

It was indeed a life transformation event when Faithspiration Initiative Organised her long a waited program titled " Youth Forum" with its theme, " Blossoming Youth Flourishing Generation" 

The event which was maiden edition took place at Secred Heart Catholic Church Odoakpu Onitsha, Anambra state during which total number of seven youths drawing from different locations was financially empowered by various eminent personalities who sponsored them.

Meanwhile, some of the lucky youths were chosen from Onitsha Region, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra state and Faithspiration Initiative Family.

Five among the beneficiaries was sponsored by the former gubernatorial candidate in Anambra state, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo, while one person was sponsored by a member representing Onitsha South 2 in Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon. Jude Ifeanyichukwu Umennajiego and Anambra State House of Assembly speaker, Hon. Somto Udeze as well as one person who was also sponsored by Transition Council Chairman of Ayamelu, Dr. Anslem Onuorah respectively.



Advising youths on the imperatives to engage in meaningful Ventures, Mr. Valentine Ozigbo noted that uncertainty attract innovation, urging them to be inspired, have faith in God and be hard-working, just as Hon. Jude Ifeanyichukwu  Umennajiego advised youths to desist from idol worshipping,  believe in God and trust in Him.

In their separate speeches, the transition Council Chairman of Ayamelu, Dr. Anslem Onuorah and Onitsha North House of  Assembly member, Hon.  Justice Azika enjoined youths to use their talents to transform the society while the Aguata Transition Council Chairman, Dr. Chibueze Ofobuike encouraged youths to impact positively to the development of society and shun quick acquisition of wealth.

Similarly, a resource person, Mr. Charles Izuoba who spoke on digital skills orientation said that both students, employers and employees  are the critical set of people who needs to have basic knowledge of digital skills.

Preaching the words of God, Rev. Fr. Johnbosco Igwe reminded the youths that traditional practice is beautiful if only one practices it without worshipping idol, stressing that early Christian Missionaries did not trick Ndigbo but suffered for their betterments.

He disclosed that traditional practice is not worshipping idol except one diluted it, emphasizing profoundly that " Oke ite" methods of making wealth is not Igbo tradition. 

The cleric mentioned and expounded three different dimensions of traditional practice which included; Economic dimension, Political dimension and Social dimension, urging the youths to avoid being in contact with fake prophets and pray for the Priests.

Expressing his appreciation, the Parish Priest of Secred Heart Catholic Church Odoakpu, Rev. Fr. Martin Ikeagu hinted that it was a thing of joy and grate privilege to his Parish to host the event, extolling Priests, dignitaries and everyone who graced the event.

He specifically eulogized the founder and initiator of Faithspiration Initiative, Rev. Fr. Dr. George Adimike for choosen his Parish as the event venue, stating that the event was a successful one.

Addressing his guests, the founder and initiator of Faithspiration Initiative, Rev. Fr. Dr. George Adimike said, " I am so happy to welcome all of you to this assembly for the first edition of Faithspiration Initiative youth forum. This is the first experience but I assure you that from now on ward, we must take back our state, we must take back our city. We must take back our society for Christ and that is our determination".

So, we are taking off from Secred Heart Odoakpu, Onitsha. Our Mission is to move from this place to all the cities in the Nigeria and all other Nation until we conquer the world for Christ. We must not rest, we will continue to move until our society is ratified"

" To those who made the occasion possible, I welcome all of you. Those who came from Enugu, Oyo and different parts of Nigeria. So, this event is a mission, a mission that would aide us to penetrate society. So, we make sure that we transform our society for better. Psalm 24 Vs 1 says, " The Earth is the Lord's, and everything in it. We can not abandon this Earth to devil and it's agents" Fr. George concluded.

High points of the event included; words of God, prayer and devine impartation by Rev. Fr. Alex Chukwuebuka Eze  and motivational speech which conducted by Rev. Fr. Johnmark Okafor while Chief Imo, Onye obodo, Igwe White, Mc Edu comedy, Lord Zeus, Evangelist Onyeka Obiezu ( Onye amuma) amongst other were artists who thrilled the event.

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