Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, on Thursday, congratulated the newly installed Archbishop of Owerri Catholic Diocese, Lucious Iwejuru Ugorji,on his installation after the meritorious retirement of His Grace Most Rev, Anthony J.V Obinna.

Uzodimma in his address at the installation ceremony held at Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri, also appreciated Archbishop Obinna for his years of episcopacy, describing the Prelate, as a man of God, who has been known for his aggressive style of evangelism, which contributed immensely to the growth of the Church, during his reign as the Archbishop of Owerri Catholic Archdiocese as well as in the state.

He further congratulated the newly installed Archbishop Ugorji , whom he described as a powerful religious leader, whose impacts spreads across the nation and appealed for his continuous intercession for the peace and growth of Imo state.

Governor Uzodimma recalled that as a young ardent catholic, he always reverenced the presence of Bishops and Priest, whenever they come to their Parish and will continue to show his respect for the new Archbishop.

He prayed that the newly installed Archbishop will lead the flocks of Christ under him towards the right path, while pledging his administration’s readiness to assist the new Archbishop and the church whenever it is required.

Source: Hope New And Electronic Media Centre.


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