By Sofowora Oladapo
In his quest to keep touching lives and further extend a helping hand to the rest of Africa, business mogul and boss of Big Church Haven, Dr. Oladunni Olakunle Churchill was recently hosted with his entourage by the President of Liberia at the metropolitan city of Monrovia, Liberia. On arriving the country, drums were rolled out with teeming Liberians chanting songs in their local dialect, with government officials all at the airport to welcome philanthropist extraordinaire and IT entrepreneur to their country.
The reason for the visit was aimed at preaching peace on election process among Africans. Churchill, also used the opportunity to extend his agricultural empowerment programme to the country as part of his quest to extend his tentacles and philanthropic deed to the rest of Africa. Churchill was treated to a presidential banquet and grand reception as he was seen with the who is who in Liberian politics and business radar. Churchill was welcomed by the President Mrs Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , Vice president Joseph Boakai and other ministers. He was showered with encomium for his visit and his extension of helpful hand to strengthen the countries economy through agriculture and preaching of a peaceful coexistence between Africans during election process.
The big Church Haven boss, accompanied by the Vice President toured round the city. He was also a keynote speaker from Nigeria at an event in the countries stadium, where he spoke extensively on ‘Maintaining Peace and Promoting a Non-violence Election in Africa’. Olakunle Churchill, wowed the audience as his spontaneous oratory prowess got many marvelled. He was applauded by the cheering crowd. Churchill was conferred with a traditional chieftaincy title at a community called Kamara. He was further allocated with 100 hectares of land for agricultural use and a means of diversifying the country’s economy through production of agricultural and farm produce.
Churchill’s philanthropy didn’t cease just yet as he used the opportunity to visit the home for the blind through the Lion Club where he is a rooted member. Big Church Foundation, donated eyeglasses and other souvenirs with monetary gifts to the blind. It would be recalled that last month, his donation to the Nigeria Fire Service puts him on record as the first ever donor since the inception of the Fire Service where he was accompanied by top socialites and celebrities to donate an Ambulance car, relief materials for fire accident victims and also paid medical bills of fire victims.