Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Rev. Fr. Ejike Camillus Anthony Ebenezer Mbaka is a Catholic Priest, gospel singer and entrepreneur. He is the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) and the founder of Aqua Rapha Group of Companies.
Born to the noble family of late Chief Humphrey Ogbuefi and Felicia Mbaka in Amata Ituku in Awgu L.G.A of Enugu State as the only son of the parents. As a child, he usually organized Block Rosary Prayers and was also deeply involved in the rejuvenation of Charismatic group in St. Anthony’s Parish Ituku where he led the prayer warrior team.
As soon as he declared his desire to join the priesthood, his father and his kinsmen opposed the idea and in turn persecuted him for his decision. With his mind bent on answering his creator’s call, he attended St. Vincent’s secondary school Agbogugu in Awgu L.G.A of Enugu state after which he proceeded to Seat of Wisdom Seminary Owerri and St Joseph’s Ikot Ekpene for his training and nurturing to priesthood.
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On 29th July 1995, he was ordained a priest of the Holy Roman Catholic Church and the young Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka was posted to the Holy Ghost Cathedral, the headquarters of Catholic Church in Enugu Diocese as the Assistant Diocesan Administration. While there, he usually celebrated masses for the congregation at Capuchin and G.T.C Enugu. These gave gave rise to the Adoration to the Eucharistic Jesus and the birth of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN). It was previously called Word Prayer Centre of the Eucharistic Jesus.
He was later posted to Christ the King Parish (CKP) GRA Enugu and he moved his ministry to his new location. After several controversies and squabbles, he focused on his ministry which is currently located at Umuchigbo Iji-Nike Emene – Enugu, Nigeria.
Rev Fr Mbaka is a philanthropist who runs several charity organizations including the Multi Life Savers Association. His charity works accommodates the students, the sick and discharged, the homeless, the widows and orphans, the jobless and many more.
His genre of music is original, highly inspirational, creative soul-lifting, liberating, sanctifying and prayer focused. His albums include: Chimbusomma, Miracle Worker, Chidera, Behold the King and so much more.