BreakingNews 25/11/14 - American Embassy In Spain Recognizes Works of Nigerian Journalist

[ Masterweb Reports ] - “The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.” Anais Nin. For Uchendu Precious Onuoha the above citation implies. For the Nigerian born journalist and writer living in Madrid Spain, he has been consistent and boldly saying what others could not say from Spain. For the past three years he came on board as a writer, and foreign correspondent in Spain for the Daily Independent Newspaper and special correspondent to Nigeria Masterweb, he has brought to limelight Nigerians living in Spain through regular reports and publications about Nigerians in Spain and the activities of the Nigerian Embassy as it affects the life and welfare of Nigerians in Diaspora Spain. During this period, the Special Correspondent who is a talented writer and author wrote a book titled; The Road We Travelled, A Memoire of Two Worlds, published by iUniverse in U.S.A. The book which has been translated into Spanish language is currently making waves in Spain and other Spanish speaking countries.
 
According to the lyrics of the song by Bette Midler; “from a distance, God is watching us”…Unknown to the writer, the American Embassy in Spain has been watching from a distance and keeping track of his works and publications in the media. Recently he was invited for an interview at the Embassy in Spain where he was asked questions about his book, press interviews, and newspaper publications. In recognition of his works and activities in the media, the U.S.A. embassy offered him two years multiple visas as a special correspondent. This is a class of visa given to only recognized top class media professionals. By this he is privileged to cover events as an authorized foreign correspondent in the U.S.A. within the period.
 
Among those who commended Onuoha for his recognition include, Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu, the Nigerian Ambassador in Spain, ex- president Olusegun Obasanjo to whom he is acclaimed to be his twin brother, and Ted Iwere, the MD of the Daily Independent Newspaper Nigeria. Ambassador Bianca, who expressed her happiness, commended the journalist for his diligence and strides towards his profession saying that it’s quite a spectacular feat to be given approval and recognition by such a foreign authority. Ex-president Obasanjo, in His text message to the twin brother wrote; Congratulations and more grease to your elbow. Also in his message, Ted Iwere the MD of the Daily Independent stated that it was great. The publisher of the Nigeria Master web, Chief Charles Okereke also called to congratulate Onuoha.
 
*Photo Caption - Uchendu Precious Onuoha, Nigerian born journalist and writer living in Madrid Spain.
 
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