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In a city ruled by ignorant yet corrupt men, God raised Himself an audacious leader who will awaken the church to her responsibility of providing solutions to societal problems, and his name; Ikenna Emmanuel.
Ikenna Emmanuel is the Team Leader of Faithhouse Transformation Assembly (FATRASS). He is a leadership expert, an NGO management consultant, a human development addict, a business man, an intercessor, lover of music, a motivational speaker and a passionate disciplined teacher of God’s word whom you cannot sleep under his teaching. He was a resident pastor in Praise Center Ministries, Owerri before he became the team leader of Faithhouse.
Since Ikenna answered God’s call to lead Faithhouse, he has established as a top priority, the eradication of mediocrity and religion from men while instilling integrity. Before he answered the call, Owerri city became a place where many pastors use their churches as money making machines while some other pastors have encrypted religion into their members; without providing solutions to societal problems. He became angry because the church is the solution to societal problems. Although Ikenna has faced discouragement and mockery to his ministry, he has been appearing with whoever has a smile to share as regards national transformation.
He was born in Owerri, Imo State (Nigeria) on the 15th of December, 1997, hails from Ehime Mbano and married from Umuahia in Abia State of Nigeria. He got his First Degree in Microbiology B.MCB in 2001. While on campus, he served in Christ Ambassadors Student Outreach (CASOR); as an Asst. PRO, a member of Shekinah Theatre wherein he wrote and produced ‘In Retrospect’, a drama that shook FUTO cultism, a member of Exalted Generation Group. He also served as lead member, Vice Chancellors’ anti-cult intervention team just to mention but a few. He is presently studying Law in the Imo State University, Owerri.
In search of purpose he attended the Word of Faith Bible Institute (Winners’ Chapel); he graduated with distinction after which he was ordained by Bishop David Abioye of Winners’ Chapel. In his former pastorate he was a pace-setter in the different departments, the first missionary pastor to Liberia via Sierra Leone, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Benin Republic where he passed through in the course of his missionary work.
He is the current MD/CEO of Faithhouse INC. a registered multi-faceted organization, Housing Faithouse Leadership Institute(FALI), Faithhouse Business Network Company(FBN) , Faithhouse Digital Media Company, Faithhouse Real Estate Company, Faithhouse Organization for Community and Leadership Development(NGO). He is a disciplinarian, risk-taker, a hard-worker and a time management person who loves excellence.
Rev. Ikenna Emmanuel is an emerging audacious leader in Nigeria. He serves as a life coach to many. He is passionate about national transformation and leadership and can go to any length to establish God’s Kingdom in high esteem in this region. He speaks on Hot 99.4 FM addressing politicians and posing solutions to societal problems. This month, Rev. Ikenna Emmanuel and his team are celebrating Nigeria through community outreach. He spoke on National Transformation in Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on the 1st of this month.
Yearly, Rev. Ikenna hosts the National Transformation Leadership Summit where youths are trained to become world class leaders. This year’s summit was tagged The Cutting Edge AFrican Leader. Rev. Ikenna runs with a vision of “restoring diverted destinies, raising a people of integrity and standard who are passionately commited to leadership development and national transformation.”
He loves reading, thinking, praying and writing. He is a columnist in Reformer Magazine and National Strip newspaper.
He is happily married to Bar. Nkeiru Emmanuel and they are blessed with three children.
Ikenna Emmanuel is indeed a Nigerian Star.
This I Know a Nigerian Star Article was submitted by:
Chinma Udeji a 100 level student of Public Health Technology in the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. She is an emerging transformational leader of the Health Sector.
You can reach her on: 08064287433, firstname.lastname@example.org