Full Name: Amaka Okwuoha
Birth place: Lagos, Nigeria
State of origin: Imo State, Nigeria
Famous as: Gospel singer
Spouse: Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha
Albums: Nkwa Chioma Jesus Live, Vol. 1, My Testimony
Record labels: New (N) Jerusalem Ent., CJ ENTERTAINMENT
Biographical history and music career
Amaka Okwuoha hail from Imo state but was born in Lagos State Nigeria, She was born and brought up in a poor family. But the absence of wealth didn’t keep her from developing her gift.
At the age of nine years, she had already begun to sing in her native church choir. Her Pastor inspired her to develop her gift and helped her make her way into the music industry.
She began her music career at the Scripture Union Fellowship about nineteen years ago. Before her fame, Chioma Jesus used to be a trader, working in the food industry.
Chioma Jesus became popular with her song “Chioma Jesus” in 2003, and since that time, her name plays a big role in the gospel music world.
The most popular Amaka’s song called “Praise” was released in 2011. It reached the top of the gospel charts in Nigeria.
She is Known for using the Igbo language to sing and write her songs, however, her first song was written in the Yoruba language.
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Awards and recognitions
She became well-known in 2010 after being nominated for a category in the Delta Yadah Award. She ended up winning both times in 2011 and 2012.
She has featured many other gospel singers such as Samsong, Sinach, etc.
She is one of the true representatives of the peculiar Nigerian gospel music.
Delta Yadah concert
The Delta Yadah is an annual concert which is usually held in Asaba, Delta State. It features the anointed, seasoned, and professional gospel music ministers who are proudly some of Nigeria’s finest.
Chioma music theme
To win more souls for Christ, Amaka’s heart desire is to see gospel singers becoming what God has destined they will be.
Family and personal life
Evangelist Chioma Jesus is married to Evangelist Callistus Okwuoha, who also used to be a pastor and together they are blessed with three children.