Manuela George-Izunwa is the Co-Pastor at Gateway International Church and wife of the Lead Pastor George Izunwa. A great administrator, inspirational speaker and leader.
She is currently the director of the Teen’s and Children Ministry of Gateway International Church.


Manuela George-Izunwa studied Law in the Rivers State University of Science and Technology and became a barrister after finishing her Law School at Bwari, Abuja.

She became the Rivers State Commissioner of Women Affairs in the Amaechi led government via her appointment by the Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. She has campaigned for better treatment of widows, economic empowerment of women, prevention of abuse, improvements to health and girl child education.

Since she left office she has gone on to found two non-governmental organisations: Y.D.M.S.I (Youth Development, Mentoring and Support Initiative) in 2013 and G.O.L.D. (Girls’ Organisation for Leadership and Development) in 2014.


Pastor Manuela makes her home in Port Harcourt, with her husband, Pastor George Izunwa, and three children (Michelle, Mirabel & Mickel).

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