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Engr. Onunkwo extols sterling qualities of ArchBishop Okeke as he marks 16th Anniversary

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-Donates Bus to Music Academy

Engr. Johnbosco Onunkwo on Sunday joined friends and well-wishers to celebrate with Archbishop Valerian Maduka Okeke on the occasion marking his 16th anniversary as the Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province.

The epoch event which was held at the Cathedral Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha attracted dignitaries from all walks of life and was equally laced with scintillating musical and drama performances by the Archbishop Valerian Okeke Music Academy (AVOMA).

Addressing the gathering, Archbishop Okeke described his journey in the province as divine providence and which has been very eventful.

While commending Catholic faithful in the province for their undying love and support, the ArchBishop equally called on them not to relent in ensuring the church of God marches on.

He equally solicited for support on the Music Academy he established where young people are trained in various musical instrument.

Earlier in his remarks, Engr. Onunkwo who equally chaired the occasion lauded the sterling leadership qualities of the Archbishop. Extolling his dexterity in the vineyard as Bishop for 16 years, Engr. Onunkwo commended Bishop Okeke for establishing AVOMA as a tool in catching the children young and showing them the path to greatness.

While encouraging other dignitaries to support the AVOMA project, Engr. Onunkwo donated a brand new Toyota Hiace Hummer bus as his contribution to the growth of the Academy.


Engr. Onunkwo was presented with an award of Excellence as one of the strongest benefactors of the Academy.Major highlights of the event were the cutting of the 16th Year Episcopal Celebration cake and handing over of the bus to the Bishop.

The Auxiliary Bishop of the Onitsha Archdiocese, Rev. Mgr. Denis Chidi Isizoh equally graced the auspicious event.

Earlier, Engr. Onunkwo had Joined Parishioners in Neni community to welcome His Lordship, the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor on his maiden pastoral visit to St. James Catholic Church.

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