On Sunday, 8th July, 2018, the ancient city of Oraifite played host to the Anglican faithfuls from all works of life to mark the 8th Synod of the Nnewi Diocese themed - Forgiveness, the Hallmark of Christian Faith. Guests from far and wide converged at St. Jude's Anglican Church, Oraifite for this year's Synod service. Highlight of the event includes special chior presentation by the diocesan choir, cutting of the synod cake and launching for funds for the Diocesan Pentecost University project, Ground breaking ceremony of an Administration/Class Room Block project at the Dame Irene Okwuosa Memorial Convent, Oraifite.
Photo Cation: His Grace, the Most Revd. Prof. Godwin I. N. Okpala (JP, OON) performing the Ground Breaking Ceremony
Photo Cation: Engr. Sir. Emeka Okwuosa receiving a welcome wreath from the students of Dame Irene Okwuosa Convent
Photo Caption: Engr. Emeka Okwuosa and Hon. Sir. Azuka Okwuosa being received by the students of Dame Irene Okwuosa's Memorial Convent
Photo Caption: Mrs. Happiness Chiamaka Ojukwu - Principal, Dame Irene Nneka Okwuosa Memorial Convent
Photo Caption: R-L: Engr. Emeka Okwuosa, Ven. Amaechi Okwuosa and His Grace The Most Revd. Prof. Godwin Okpala singing the Processional Hymn
Photo Caption: A cross section of Clergy led by The Arch Bishop, Province of the Niger and Diocese of Nnewi, School Management Staff and Teachers with Sir. Emeka Okwuosa
Photo Caption: Ariel view of the Admin_Classroom block donated by Sir Emeka Okwuosa Foundation
The Groundbreaking event was well attended with the Arch Bishop, Province of the Niger & Bishop, Diocese of Nnewi - His Grace, The Most Reverend, Prof. Godwin I. N. Okpala (JP, OON). In his message, he described the Late Dame Irene Okwuosa as a role model and commended the initiative of her children.
The donor and founder of Emeka Okwuosa Foundation - Engr. Dr. Sir. Emeka Okwuosa said that the project was to further strengthen the contribution of his late mother - Dame Irene Nneka Okwuosa in impacting humanity. While promising that the building will be completed in 8 months, he expressed his commitment to the development of education and human capacity development in Nigeria and the world at large.
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