IMPRESSIVE: Liberians Celebrate Olakunle Churchill As President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Receives Him Ahead Of Elections (photos)

‎The city of Monrovia, Liberia,  came alive with the executive reception accorded  Dr. Olakunle Churchill, when he visited the Sovereign Nation of Liberia in style with his team on the invitation of  President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. On his arrival at the airport, a cross- section of journalists and traditional dancers trooped to the airport to welcome the Nigerian businessman,  philanthropist and Chairman of Big Church foundation. 

President Sirleaf who was elated in receiving Churchill to her country expressed her excitement over his ‎charity projects towards the less privileged. In her words \' we appreciate your visit and your intention to extend your agricultural empowerment project to Liberia. Nigeria over the years has displayed big brotherly love to us especially during the civil war where some Nigerian military died to save our nation\'. 

The warm reception at the Presidential villa with the ministers followed with a Peace festival match around the city. The colourful event continued to the stadium where  Dr. Olakunle Churchill was one of the key note speakers alongside the Vice president Joseph Boakai, speaking on the theme;  \'Let\'s Maintain The Peace, promoting Nonviolent Elections\'. The event ‎had several  performances including the popular Liberian blind boy  Semah G Weifur also known as \'Liberia little\'s flavor\' who thrilled the citizens.‎

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The Traditional Council of Chiefs In the country conferred Dr. Churchill with a Chieftaincy title‎ at  Kamara community with the allocation of 100 hectares of land for the Agricultural empowerment project. Responding to the kind gesture,Churchill said he was humbled to be recognised and honoured in a far away African country,  while assuring  them of his commitment to supporting their activities through his foundation and empowerment programmes. 
The 4 day Liberian Sojourn was capped up with ‎a visit to the Centre for the blind where the foundation shared medical eye glasses and other financial donations. He also took  time out to put in an appearance at the Lion\'s Club event as a Lifetime achievement member where he distributed more eyes glasses and other items.  ‎


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