Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Catholic Church honours Obiano, others

Awka—THE Awka Diocese of the Catholic Laity Council has installed Governor Willie Obiano as the pillar of the council, with the immediate past commissioner for works, Chief Callistus Ilozumba, a business man and philanthropist, Dr. Obinna Uzor and the Provost of the Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Professor Josephat Ogbuagu as the grand patron, mayor and patron respectively.
Others honoured during the ceremony, which took place at the Pope John Paul 11 Major Seminary, Awka include Chief Barth Nwibe, Professor Steve Ibenta, Mr. Eric Ifeanyi, Chief Nzemeka Olisa, Mrs. Nkechi Ezeani, and Dr. Romanus Ejikeme.
Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev Paulinus Ezeokafor, who began the event with a concelebrated Mass reminded the laity that they were specially called to bear witness to the truths of the gospel by their engagement with circular affairs in the world.

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