Reno Omokris is a Nigerian author, lawyer, politician, and pastor.
Omokri is the founder of a multimedia project, Build Up Nigeria, and has produced a series of short films in the U.S. He is the pastor of the Mind of Christ Christian Center in California and Abuja. He is also known for using social media to project the Gospel. Omokri continues to write articles for major newspapers mainly political OpEd and Christian material. He earns through various channels, including his business deals and projects.
Quick Insight To Reno Profile
- Name: Bemigho Reno Omokri
- Known as: Reno Omokri
- Age: He is currently 46 years old
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Source Of Income: He earns through various channels, including his business deals and projects.
- Marriage: He is married and Blessed with kids
- Net Worth: $10 Million Dollars
Reno Omokri Biography
Reno Omokri was born in 1974 as Bemigho Reno Omokri. He is a pastor, pastor of the Mind of Christ Christian Center in California, and also in Abuja FCT, Nigeria. He is the host of a television program that teaches the Word of God, the transformation with Reno Omokri. He is the founder of Build Up Nigeria, a project that deals with multimedia production.
On 17 August 2017, Reno Omokri escaped an attempted arrest by the Ministry of State Security at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja. The failed attempt to arrest the spokesman and author proved in its brilliance that the Nigerian government saw him as a threat to the ruling party.
A few days after the failed arrest, the All Progressive Congress APC, who happened to be the rulling party in the country, shortlisted Goodluck Jonathan, Rivers State Governor Wike, Willie Obiano, and Reno Omokri as part of the political figures whose hatred of President Buhari’s administration has come to light.
Before the ruling party’s candidate, President Buhari, came to power and was sworn in, Reno Omokri was one of the spokesmen for former President Goodluck Jonathan.
He was known and recognized for his good use of social media to promote political initiatives. According to Newsweek, Reno Omokri is a facilitator for Jonathan because he is the only spokesman who has sworn allegiance to Goodluck Jonathan even after the end of his regime in 2015.
Advocacies and causes
Buses for Democracy
During Nigeria’s 2019 General Elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission postponed the election previously scheduled to hold on Saturday February 16, 2019 by a week. As the election postponement was announced only 5 hours before the polls were to open, many Nigerians were angry having traveled at huge expense to vote only to be frustrated. As a result of their frustrations, Omokri initiated a program he tagged #BusesForDemocracy, which provided free transportation to voters to their polling unit irrespective of who they intended to vote for.
Free Leah Sharibu movement
Omokri is the founder of the Free Leah Sharibu movement, which is a media campaign advocating for the freedom of Leah Sharibu, a Christian girl who was kidnapped by the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram, on February 19, 2018. Boko Haram offered to release Sharibu if she would convert to Islam, but she refused to renounce her Christian faith.
On April 3, 2019, former British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson MP, unveiled the #FreeLeahSharibu customised clothing line at his office at Parliament, SW1. Through the clothing line and his book, Mr. Omokri has raised over £4000 for Miss Sharibu’s parents
On April 11, 2019, Omokri wore the customised #FreeLeahSharibu tracksuit over Mount Everest in Nepal.
Omokri was the Vice President, Africa, at Joe Trippi and Associates, a U.S Political Consulting firm. As the Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria, he was noted for using social media to conduct surveys and project the developments undertaken by the Nigerian Government
Reno Omokri Books And Publications
some of Reno Omokri Publications are listed Below;
- Why Jesus Wept. RevMedia, 2015. ISBN 978-0990476450
- Facts Versus Fiction: The True Story of the Jonathan Years, Chibok, 2015 and the Conspiracies. Mind of Christ Christian Center, 2017. ISBN 978-0998182933
- Shunpiking: No Shortcuts to God. Deep River Books, 2013. ISBN 978-1937756895
- Apples of Gold (a book of Godly wisdom). Mind of Christ Christian Center, 2017. ISBN 978-0-9981829-4-0
Reno Omokri Honors
On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Omokri was honoured with the Humanitarian of the Year award at the Hollywood Weekly Magazine Film Festival, at Warner Brothers Studio in Burbank, California, for his work on the #FreeLeahSharibu campaign.
Reno Omokri Net Worth
So far, Reno Omkri is currently one of the Richest and the most influential Authors in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $10 million dollars.
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