When the Ekeoma’s Christen grandson in grand style.


Adedayo Adejobi

Oil magnate and Foreign exchange businessman, Chairman Nepal Oil and Gas, Elder Eme Ekeoma has become a grandfather for the first time at the age of 56.


The Ekeoma’s- Elder Eme and Ngozi, have last weekend, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, in Maitam Abuja welcomed and christened their grandson into the world after daughter Ezinne, 27, gave birth to baby Kenechukwu a few months ago.

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The visionary entrepreneur couple widely acknowledged as one of Nigeria’s influential business leaders and philanthropists recently welcomed friends, family, Editors, and business Associates to Abuja where the event held, to a soiree where he celebrated his well deserved new status as the latest Grandpa.


For the Ekeoma, it was indeed a testament to God’s love, boundless mercies and well-kept covenant.


When Ezinne delivered the baby boy, both grandparents flew immediately to America to see and be with their Grandchild. They stayed with them for a few days before coming back to the country.


The christening event which held at the church saw the Priest, Rev Father Christopher Inegbenoghu dedicated the baby to God amidst the practice and observances of the catholic rites. After the 2 hour, 45 minutes church outing, a well attended reception followed the Ibeto Hotels, a well tucked hideout owned by Cletus Ibeto, another billionaire and industrialist with his hands in many pies of the nation’s economy.


The role call of a few of the A- list Guests include Cletus Ibeto, President Emmanuel Nnorom, Eze Ndigbo of Lagos, Ifeanyi Udu, Jaiye Ayeni.


The Ekeoma’s one of  "Corporate Nigeria's Most Powerful People," presides over a multibillion-naira business empire that includes everything from  oil and Gas, Foreign exchange ,professional service, and haulage. The fact that they have become one of the nation's most successful entrepreneurs is no surprise.


As for Ekeoma’s who enjoy boundless clout, they remain one of Nigeria's richest .


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