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New Anglican Parish inaugurated in Amaigbo West By Victor-Clark Alisigwe

The Amaigbo West Parish of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Amaigbo in Nwangele local government area, has been inaugurated with Rev. Canon Okechukwu Uzoma Nnanna as the pioneer vicar.

The inaugural ceremony which was performed by the Anglican Archbishop and Bishop of Orlu Diocese, His Grace, Most Rev. Bennett C.I. Okoro, PhD, drew a lot of people from across the state.

Speaking at the occasion, the Archbishop charged the vicar to be a dispenser of God’s work and sacraments in caring for the weak, the poor and promoting evangelism and soul-winning as top priority.

Turning to the congregation, the Prelate called on them to rally round their priest by raising God-fearing generation.

Preaching at the services, the Principal of Bishop Samuel Ebo Secondary School, Amaifeke, Orlu in Orlu local government area, Rev. Hyginus Onugha (JP), admonished Christians to see the word of God as a rock of Gibraltar by calling on Him in any situation they find themselves.

In his own remark, the newly-installed vicar, who was the Principal Bishop Ebo Secondary School, pledged canonical allegiance to the Archbishop.

He also expressed gratitude to the Archbishop, parishioners, Diocesan Officials, friends and well-wishers for their support and advice.

Canon Nnanna acknowledged the people’s prayers for the realization of the new parish.

At the occasion were Rt. Rev. Godson Echefu, Bishop Emeritus of Ideato Diocese; the traditional ruler of Amaigbo, Eze Nelson Nwosu, KSC, Very Rev. Benjamin Okeke, JP, Archdeacon of Nwangele; Chief (Sir) S.O. Ukadike, among others.

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