…..And one of the richest man from Enugu state.
By Oluwanishola Akeju
Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Ede is one of the powerful and influential Reverend Fathers in Nigeria and in the world. He began Catholic Prayer Ministry of the Holy Spirit, Elele, Rivers State long before. His Ministry at Elele span over 4 decades and still standing till today. He has contributed so much to humanity but you don’t get to see him make noise about it or make political statements. Many people outside catholic do not even know that such a priest exists.
His impacts to the society is unprecedented yet you rarely see him even on Television. He focuses basically on services to mankind.
The Founder of Madonna University, Nigeria.
The Founder of Caritas University, Enugu.
The Founder of Our Savior College of Education, Enugu.
The Founder of Osisateth Polytechnic, Enugu.
He is the Founder of tens of Secondary and Primary Schools in and outside Nigeria.
The Founder of National Shrine, Elele.
The Founder of Fathers of Jesus the Savior, Elele.
The Founder of Sister of Jesus the Savior, Elele
The Founder of Contemplatives of Jesus the Savior, Elele.
The CEO of Oha Microfinance Bank, Enugu.
The CEO of Mayfresh Mortgage Bank, LTD
The CEO of Umuofor Microfinance Bank, LTD.
The CEO of Triumph Bottling Company LTD.
The CEO of Triumph Papermill LTD.
The CEO of Our Savior Press, LTD.
The CEO of Triumph Chemical Industry LTD.
He is a Priest of Priests, an astute and vibrant preacher of the gospel.
Philanthropist, Educationist, Banker, Philosopher, Theologian, Metaphysician and International Writer.
He is the Author of Towards An Igbo Metaphysics among tens of other publications.
News has it that he is one of the owners of large Oil wells in Nigeria alongside Arthur Eze, IBB, Abacha’s family, Sonny Odogwu, TY Danjuma among others.
Your legacy is echoing in the sands of time!!.He hailed from Akpugo in Nkanu West local government area of Enugu state.