■ Former governor and now Senator-elect will be officially called into the College of The American Journal of Transformational Leadership as a Fellow
International Guardian, Houston TX – On Saturday, June 1, 2019, a former two-time governor of Abia State, and now Senator-elect, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu will address a conference of community leaders and entrepreneurs at the Voice of Evangelism International (VOEI) Business Forum. The event will be held at the Hilton Houston Galleria Area on 6780 Southwest Freeway Houston. The August guest will share his business and political experience, and deliver a speech on the prospects and possibilities of the state of Nigeria’s investment potentials. Hon.
The business event will be attended by Nigerian residents, community and spiritual leaders, and Houston members of Hon. Chief Kalu’s home constituents and state. Hon. Chief Kalu will have the opportunity to interact with local diaspora leaders, share his agenda as a Senator, and offer substantial tips on how his constituent members in the Diaspora could engage or collaborate with home for business opportunities and investments.
This event will be hosted by Arch Bishop Dr. and Dr. Mrs. Emeka Agwu – overseers of the VOEI. The business conference according to Arch Bishop Agwu, is traditional and bonds entrepreneurship with the realms of spirituality for opportunities and progress. “We do not just pray for people and their businesses, we expose them to the real-world and to experience authentic tools of success,” Arch Bishop Agwu said.
Furthermore, in this event, Hon. Chief Kalu will be honored and officially called into the College of American Journal of Transformational Leadership (AJTL) as an Honorary Fellow. A Fellow commands unmatched excellence in relevant categories of leadership. According to the international representative of the Journal, Ms. Nellie Onwuchekwa who announced the award, “Chief received a very positive conclusions from independent reviewers assigned to evaluate his leadership competence. Activities throughout his years of office and in politics and business were screened by a panel of competent leadership and management scholars drawn from accredited leadership institutions, colleges, and business entities.”
As a fellow, Hon. Chief Kalu would join a college of academia, policy-makers, and business/community leaders worldwide as facilitators, advocates, and mentors of various categories of transformational leadership.
AJTL is an academic forum of leadership replicating the study and practice of leadership through three essential elements of modern governance –the leaders, the led, and the surrounding condition. FELLOWS recognize the individual contribution at policy-making capacity through workforce experience, or higher education and research. According to Dr. Anthony Ogbo who spoke on behalf of the Journal, “Honorary Fellows are also nominated from prominent government officials, philanthropists, and recognized business magnates – Chief Kalu fits perfectly into that class.
Chief Kalu, a member of the Order of the Niger, MON, since 1986, is also a philanthropist with diverse business interests across the globe. He parades a distinctive political influence, and in the last general election, won Abia North Senatorial District seat on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Besides serving two terms as the Governor of Abia State, Kalu headed First International Bank Limited at the age of 33; was the chairman of the Daily Sun, a Nigerian daily print newspaper founded in 2003; the chairman of the New Telegraph, Nigeria’s first politically independent all-national newspaper. Chief Kalu is also the founder and owner of SLOK Holdings – a conglomerate of companies servicing different disciplines, including oil and gas, banking and finance, media and publishing, real estate, trading, manufacturing, insurance and tourism.
The VOEI is a nondenominational worship center established in 2006 to spread the word, unite persons, families, businesses, as well as galvanize souls for Jesus Christ. The ministry has over the years, illustrated retention of traditional Christian family standards consistent with the preaching and values of our Lord, Jesus Christ. Equally, it has coordinated businesses and conveyed their missions before the Holy Spirit as divine assurance for success.
For more information about the VOEI’s event, please call 832-890-7956.