Amb. Onengiyeofori George is an eminent leader and politician. He is a business man and a philanthropist, born on the 28th November, 1979 and cultured in Buguma town in Kalabari, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is happily married with two lovely children.
It will not be an overstatement to say that the sole founder, leader and vision bearer of a political pressure group, ASALGA 13 FOR WIKE, Amb. Onengiyeofori George is a change agent for NEW Rivers Vision in ASALGA. Information at the disposal of Kalabari Times reveals that Amb. Onengiyeofori George has touched the lives of many people in Asari-Toru Local Government Area, Kalabari Kingdom and Rivers State at large.
As a result of his numerous philanthropic activities, Amb. Onengiyeofori George has earned great respect, honour and good will from his people, who now see him as a Messiah of some sort. His giant leadership strides as sole founder, leader and vision bearer of the highly proactive ASALGA 13 FOR WIKE that worked so hard for the re-election of Rivers State Governor, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike in 2019, his mentorship of youths through his scholarship and empowerment programmes as well as his responsiveness to his people’s needs clearly underscore Onengiyeofori’s positive impact on the lives of Asalgans, Kalabaris and Rivers’ people. It is therefore not surprising that accolades and awards have continued to flood his trails.
This epitome of quality leadership called Amb. Onengiyeofori George is a man who believes in hardwork, diligence, excellence and discipline. These positive qualities, Kalabari Times learnt, have, over the years, formed the foundation of his character. Interestingly, he has been inculcating in the youths these virtues of hardwork, discipline, excellence and diligence.
Amb. Onengiyeofori George obtained his Bachelors Degree (B.Sc) in Business Management from the famous Rivers State University of Science and Technology (now Rivers State University). As a trained business manager to the core, Amb. Onengiyeofori George is the CEO of Coneck Optimum Services Limited, Managing Director of Daclin Integrated Services Ltd – owners of Daclin Bread and Daclin Organic Farms with wide spread distribution across Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Abia, Imo and Bayelsa States. Indeed, he has achieved success by a dint of hardwork and demonstration of versatility.
K-Times gathered that Amb. George’s delve into politics was born out of his desire to facilitate the entrenchment of socio-economic and political change in Asalga and Kalabari Land in particular and Rivers State in general. This people-oriented quest, K-TIMES gathered, led him to form the ASALGA 13 FOR WIKE. Through this formidable group and its activities, Amb. George was able to galvanize support for Governor Nyesom Wike’s re-election bid in the entire Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.
Using the platform of this socio-political pressure group primarily formed to mobilized the grassroot for the re-election bid of the Rivers State Governor, His Excellency, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Amb. George has impacted the lives of people in ASALGA through his many humanitarian programmes as evident in ASARI-TORU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.
Further investigation revealed that Amb. George embarked on a Back To School Programme for all Public Secondary School in Asari-Toru Local Government Area as over Thirty Thousand (30,000) copies of customized Exercise Books were distributed as educational incentive to all Public School students in ASALGA.
During the electioneering campaigns of the 2019 general elections in Rivers State, Amb. George, out of his sheer philanthropic disposition, willingly donated and distributed over Ten (10) bags of Rice and One (1) Cow each to every Ward in ASARI-TORU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA.
His unrelenting effort, uncompromising commitment and pragmatic contribution towards the actualization of the New Rivers Vision helped to give Governor Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) victory in the 2019 general elections. Since then, Amb. Onengiyeofori George has not relapsed in his support for the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike, K-TIMES gathered. This exemplary loyalty has endeared him to his people and his party members, with many being of the opinion that he deserves to be rewarded with an elective position for all his efforts.
K-TIMES has it on good authority that Amb. Onengiyeofori George is a great lover of God and promoter of the gospel of Jesus Christ as a result of which he has given financial support to many churches in Kalabari Land and Port Harcourt. Some of those churches include the African Church, Port Harcourt, which he was said to have donated the sum of One Million Five Hundred Thousand naira (N1,500,000) to, during her Annual Adult Harvest Thanksgiving Service and Launching of N25 million for the purchase of a new VisoUnico 500 Organ in 29th November, 2020. K-TIMES learnt that while making the mouth-watering donation, Amb. Onengiyeofori George said: “One of the ways of growing God’s kingdom here on earth is by giving to the church. It is called Kingdom Advancement Service. This accounts for the reason why St Paul commended the church in Philippi for operating in this way.”
Amb. Onengiye-Ofori George also donated the sum of N1 million to St Michael’s African Church, Angulama, during a Special Thanksgiving Service held in honour of Rivers State Commissioner for Transport, Hon. Barr. Osima Ginah on 15th November, 2020, as Amb. Onengiyeofori George was a special guest at the ceremony. Addressing the congregation at that event, Amb. George described Angulama Community as a home for him during his childhood days and noted that St Michael’s African Church was a church for all. He added: “I am happy to be here today and seeing the condition of the church, I will support the church with one million naira only for the renovation of the church and for evangelism.”
Amb. Onengiyeofori George, as a business man, Philanthropist and a politician, has not rested in his oars in his quest to empower his people, as he is burning with the desire to pull them out of poverty. Thus, K-TIMES gathered that on 4th November, 2018, at the King Amachree Square, Buguma, he empowered over business men and women with the sum of Fifty Thousand Naira (N50,000) each, to enable them revamp their businesses in ASALGA. The gesture was extended to all the 13 Wards in ASALGA and to the non indigenes in the area.
As Amb. Onengiyeofori George, who is happily married with children, continues to illuminate the lengths and breadths of Asalga, Kalabari and Rivers State with his people-focused philanthropic activities, many believe that there could be no better time to saddle him with an elective leadership responsibility, having demonstrated beyond reasonable doubt his capacity to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people, a quality that makes him a huge asset for Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike’s New Rivers Vision.
ASALGA will be great again!