- Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state and his adopted son have finally met for the first time
- Since he adopted Oluomachi Joseph Opara, the governor met him for the first time on Sunday, July 5
- The governor says the boy, who is nicknamed an amazing sonorous angel by Senator Stella Oduah, reminds him of his life trajectory
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has finally met Oluomachi Joseph Opara for the first time after adopting him.
Legit.ng recalls that the governor adopted Oluomachi after social media went agog with his melodious voice.
Governor Uzodinma who met his adopted son in church on Sunday, July 5, said the boy reminds him of his life trajectory, Idowu Sowunmi on LinkedIn reports.
After the meeting, the governor wrote: "Today, I was joined in church by my adopted son, Oluomachi Opara.
"It is our first physical meeting as Father and Son and I am glad to welcome this newest member of my family.
"Oluoma reminds me so much of my life trajectory. At some point in our lives, all we bear in us is just the seed of destiny. How we wake up to the promptings and realization of our dreams remains the greatest miracle of growth only God can explain."
Governor Uzodinma urged Oluomachi to always take the path of prayer both for him and his biological parents.
The governor also disclosed that the boy has found a space in the Imo state government house choir as a result of his God-given talent.
In other news, the United States has announced plans to sponsor Nigerians that can come up with a programme aimed at improving the lives of youths in the south-south geopolitical zone.
The disclosure was made by the US embassy in Nigeria, which said interested individuals should submit a proposal detailing how they would organise the programme.
The embassy wrote on its official Facebook page: "Consulate General Lagos Public Affairs Section announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in applying for funding to implement a youth-oriented program focused on the South-South region of Nigeria.
"Organizations should submit a proposal detailing how they would organize a program involving youth or youth leaders in the region."
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