Hon. Ambassador Tunde Adetunji, no doubt, has remained at the forefront of promoting African industrial growth, and has on that note been seen as a lone voice that has been making countries that made up the continent proud.
Recently, Africa Heritage Foundation which he founded made the city of Atlanta/Marietta and Africa proud again at the United nations SDG7 Conference held in Bangkok Feb 21-23, 2108 on sustainable development, Energy and better life for humanity by 2030.
It would be recalled that as far back as the centennial Olympic 96 that the Africa Heritage Foundation in conjunction with Africa World Museum Center; and the Africa Heritage Diaspora Television have made a significant impact in the USA and the global community by demonstrating vividly its mission and goal to elevate and promote Africa’s image and potential in the U.S. and the global community through Mass communication, Exhibition and education on Africa emancipation, cultural values and sustainable growth and business development.
This objective which has broadened and strengthened the network of Africa nations, potentials, tourism, and business opportunity, have been fully realised and made possible through the endorsement of African Union Commission, the United Nations, the city of Atlanta, the State of Georgia, Universities commission, and other numerous organisation that have aligned their principle with the Africa Heritage foundation legendary project of bridging the gap and building the bridge.
Towards this objective the Africa Heritage Foundation and Center made a significant landmark achievement for the City of Atlanta/Marietta and the State of Georgia, Africa nations, and the Diaspora through its participation in the United Nations SDG7 high level conference on energy and sustainable growth and development held in Bangkok.
In recognition of his tenacity in the promotion of African Culture, he has been inducted into the prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. College of Ministers and Laity at More House College. The induction ceremony which took place on the April 4,2019 at the Martin Luther King Jr. chapel Morehouse college hosted array of “crème-de-la-cream” respectable dignitaries and influential personalities all over the world whose work and philosophy align with the Doctrine and principle of Martin Luther King Jr.
Amb. Tunde Adetunji’s induction is in recognition of his exemplary work, decade of long contribution to social ethical values, global initiatives, moral decades and selfless services to humanity, that exemplify the famous ethical ideals promoted by the late human rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The induction ceremony started with brief historical lecture and tour of the entire chapel with explanation of all the portraits of distinguished personalities and achiever that adore the Archives and chapel hall of fame gallery.
In his acceptance speech, he described his induction simply as an act of faith, a manifestation of Gods promises on fulfillment of his destiny, and a blessing to humanity in disguise.
“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your father who is in heaven. It is not by power nor might, but by the special grace of God that we emerge”.
Adetunji mirror his induction as a turning point in his life carrier and fulfillment of his vision, to bridge the gap and build the bridge and unite the world as global village for peace unity Love and harmony devoid of race color and gender he faithfully and humbly concede and believe his best is yet to come.
Adetunji a visionary leader, an idealist, a realist, and a prince born to a royal family in Nigeria. He is the, CEO/founder of the Africa Heritage Foundation, Africa World Museum & Center,Africa Day in Atlanta, Africa Radio and Television network and Africa/ Atlanta project.
He is an expert and a consultant on Africa Affairs, a renowned presenter, an author, a master communicator, a motivational speaker and a researcher. He travels to universities all over United States and other countries promoting the theme “Africa Matters and Africa is the Future” and “Bridging the Gap and Building the Bridge between Africa and the Diaspora.” and “Turning brain drain into brain gain “his versatility and expertise, as art historian, curator, anthropology, journalist and lecturer has made him a foremost dignitary on Africa and the African Diaspora.
His decade long global campaign of turning brain drain to brain gain; Bridging the gap and building the bridge to unite the world as global village for peace, unity, Love and Harmony despite race, color and gender” align with the principle, ideal and value of Martin Luther King Jr. Gandhi and Nelson Mandela’s nonviolence and racial discrimination.
Adetunji is part of think thank at the United Nations whose work as NGO in collaboration with SDG7 2030 focus on building young leaders with integrity to take the mantle of leadership of the world by the year 2030.
His work and carrier started as a global instructor for Swiss air Airline which enabled him to travel and worked in over 110 cities in 57 countries of the world where his work has touch many people in their various aspect of life.
A community oriented professional and a bridge builder who believes strongly in Heritage and Horizon which reflects vividly in his work on integrity, discipline , respect to elders and constituted authority and humanity.
This inherited value give him the audacity and hope for discipline and respect to promote the quality of Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela along with his vision of Creating One world as global village to live in peace, unity and love together despite Race color and gender.
He advocated this strongly through his doctrine of Bridging the gap and building the bridge and Turning Brain drain to Brian gain to create human resources and capacity building for sustainable development and resources.
His visionary work has touched many people’s lives positively and has created a barrage of countless opportunities and directions for many to live a purposeful driven life; either from the encounter of his early morning biblical inspirational text messages of hope and aspirations to millions across the globe, or through his lecture series at various University, or his sermon and preaching in various churches or speaking engagement and broadcast on Radio and television.
He has institutionalised wisdom and knowledge to many he knows and don’t know through his train the trainer program called the university life which has prevented and kept many out of prisons or give a second chance to others.
He has equally worked with the homeless and less privileged in the society in USA and Africa through his foundation’s Philanthropic project of giving back to the community, donating foods, clothing, shoes, books computers,hospital equipment.
Adetunji’s aim of discovering and developing talent, creativity and science reside on the Art, Creativity, Broadcasting and publishing. This aspect of his foundation project has gain momentum internationally through his study abroad programme, student and faculty exchange programme and international student exchange project.
Africa heritage foundation vision of making Atlanta and the state of Georgia the epicenter and the gateway of the 55 nations of Africa economic potentials, business opportunity technology, human resources and capacity building has also become reality through the passing of resolution SR 9 and the visit of the chairman of Africa Union commission, His Excellency Jean Ping and United Nations Undersecretary General Amb Diara who met with former Secretary of State now Governor Brian Kemp to offer their endorsement and support on the Africa/Atlanta project.
This huge endorsement has boosted the successful operation of both Hatfield Jackson Airport now the biggest and busiest Airport in the world and seaport of Savannah now one of the largest container seaport in USA.
Hon. Ambassador Adetunji, a multi-talented philosopher, an outstanding citizen of Georgia, and is a is a visionary leader, an idealist, a realist, and a pioneer of many successful projects including the creation of Diaspora as the six regions of Africa, Human resources and capacity building for sustainable development, Research Institute and center for museum of cultural Anthropology, Radio and Television studio, Speaking Engagement/Train the Trainer, and Better life for humanity in the 21st Century and beyond.
He is an expert and a consultant on Africa Affairs, a renowned presenter, an author, a master communicator, a motivational speaker and a researcher.
He travels to universities all over United States and abroad promoting the theme “Africa Matters and Africa is the Future” and “Bridging the Gap and Building the Bridge between Africa and the Diaspora.” and “Turning brain drain into brain gain “His versatility and expertise, as art historian, curator, anthropology, journalist and lecturer has made him a foremost dignitary on Africa and the African Diaspora.