Investiture of new Boys Brigade officers holds today at Egbu

The investiture of the new executive of the Boys’ Brigade Nigeria Imo State Council and some new state patrons by the National Council will take place today, Sunday 8th April 2018 at Cathedral Church of All Saints Egbu in Owerri North LGA, Imo State.
The programme which kicked off with Bard and Drill training on Monday was attended by all Boys Brigade Companies in Imo State with their musical instruments.
A retreat for officers at all levels as well as Patrons/ Chaplains Conference took place yesterday, Saturday at the same venue with lectures by the National Officers.
All the boys, officers, chaplains and Patrons from various companies in the state participated in the retreat and conference.
The national council entourage include the President Sir Sunday Nnamdi Nwosu, National Secretary Mr. Adamu S. Maigwi, Vice President South east Hon Justice A.N.  Akomas.
Members of the new state executive to be inaugurated are Lady Edith Okwuchi Onyejiaka- President, Engr. Emeka Opara-Vice President Owerri Zone, Prof. Davidson Njoku Vice President Okigwe Zone, Engr. Meshack asomba-Vice President Orlu zone, Mr. Francis Anyanwu Assistant State secretary/ Organizer, Mr precious Akobundu Treasuner, Barr. F.C. Ekwueme (KSC) Legal Adviser, Barr. Chisom  Eke-Legal Adviser 2, Henry Okorie- Financial secretary, and sir Ebenezer Mgbemena- Auditor.
Others include Martin Onwubere- PRO central, Ifeanyi Ahumibe – PRO Owerri zone, Rev. Anthony Nwangwu- PRO Orlu Zone, Noel Benson- PRO Okigwe Zone, Rev. Canon David Opurum- Disciplinary Officer, Goodness Mgbewuche – Disciplinary Officer2, Iheoma Chukwuebuka –Project Officer and Ven. Mike Amadi-Chaplain.
Others are Rev. Innocent Osuoha- Assistant Chaplain, Rev. JOC Dimgba- Assistant Chaplain, sir Barr. H.C. Amadi- chairman, Patrons Fellowship, Dr. Mrs Uchema Martha Ebeogu- Vice Chairman Patrons Fellowship, Sir Arc. Basil Agoha- secretary, Patrons Fellowship and Mr. Godwin Ogbonna C. state secretary/ Organizer.
They were elected on 4th of December 2017.
Established on Thursday 4th October 1883 in Glassgow Scotland by Sir William Alex order smith, the boys Brigade is an international voluntary, Christian, youth uniformed organization that trains boys to become God fearing, disciplined and reliable citizens.
While the advancement of Christ’s kingdom and the promotion of habits of obedient, reverence, discipline and self-respect is its object, Religion and Discipline are its two pillars.
Boys Brigade came into Nigeria in 1908 and reached the old Imo state in 1976 with headquarters at Umuahia.
In 1979, the state headquarters was moved from Umuahia to Imo State capital Owerri and was located at Uzill Mission Compound No 38, Mbaise Road Owerri where it has been till date.

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