Brotherhood of the Cross and Star also known as Olumba Olumba Obu has concluded plans to hold a one day lecture with the theme “Reflecting on the unique legacies of Olumba Olumba Obu in Africa.
The public lecture is scheduled to hold on Tuesday December 22, 2020 in Calabar, the Cross River state capital. In preparation for the lecture, the body held a press conference with journalists in Asaba, the Delta state capital.
Deputy Spokesman of the BCS, Patriarch Shepherd Ogar Osim, who spoke via zoom to the Asaba audience where the journalists were gathered, said the public lecture serves as a platform to draw the attention of leaders of various opinions and the entire humanity to the teachings and lifestyle of Olumba Olumba Obu.
He said the lectures provide a stage where seasoned and experienced individuals present their thoughts and reflect on the works of Olumba Olumba as it concerns humanity. He said the lecture kicked off last year and it drew leaders of thought from across the country.
He told journalists that former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, Nigeria high commissioner to Uganda, Etubom Nya Asuquo and Senator representing Bayelsa east, Senator B.W Degi were among personalities who made submissions at the public lecture in Calabar.
Patriarch Ogar Osim said the theme of this year’s public lecture is an extract of one of the teachings of Olumba Olumba Obu tagged “What is Africa’s Ideology?” He said in the sermon, Obu revealed Africa as the richest continent of the world and its economic and spiritual significance cannot be disputed by the Western theology, mysticism and eastern spiritual masters.
He said this is the time to restore the lost glory of the black race and those whom God has graciously kept in position of leadership in Africa must realise this and rekindle their efforts towards making Africa great.
He said the guest lecturer for this year’s lecture is Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba of Kenya and other dignitaries expected at the event include Senator Victor Egba Ndoma, Senator Owan Enoh, Prince Jeddy Goddy Agba, governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade, Donald Duke and many others.
He said the event will hold at Calabar Cultural centre and it will draw hundreds of personalities from across the world to Cross River state with more than 10,000 participants from across the world who will key in through zoom