Sundiata Post founder Max Amuchie gets icon of service award from Catholic Church

Max Amuchie Sundiata Post founder

The Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Uvuru, Mbaise, in Imo State will on Friday, December 30 confer its Icon of Service Award on Max Amuchie, founder/CEO of Sundiata Post Media Ltd

According to a letter addressed to Mr Amuchie by parish priest Very Rev. Fr. Clement Okoro, chairman of the organising Committee Sir Martins Uba Nwamadi and secretary Leo Ukaegbu, the honour is in recognition of the recipient’s mentorship, contribution, advisory role and financial support to the church.

The church will also use the occasion to launch a N200million appeal fund to raise money for the renovation of the church building.

A devout Catholic, Amuchie, who hails from Uvuru in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State, is a media and technology entrepreneur.

 A widely travelled journalist, he has had a distinguished career in the Nigerian media.

He is a member of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Nigeria’s highest professional media association and is currently the north-central zonal co-ordinator of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP).

Amuchie’s passion for information technology as a new frontier for journalism led to the establishment of Sundiata Post Media Group, which was unveiled on July 7, 2015.

In July 2020 Sundiata Post won the Google News Initiative JERF Award in recognition of the platform’s high-quality editorial content in the context of challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Outside the media, Amuchie is a committed Rotarian and member of Toastmasters International. He is the president of the Rotary Club of Abuja CBD and assistant editor-in-chief of Rotary International District 9125 Governor’s Magazine.

Amuchie is also sergeant-at-arms at Unity Toastmasters Club, Abuja, the first Toastmasters club in Northern Nigeria.