Bishop Akpan Host Bigard 85 Priests
The Catholic Bishop of Ogoja diocese, Most Rev. Dr Donatus Akpan has urged Nigerians to pray and work for peaceful elections. Bishop Akpan made this call at as host to Bigard 1985 Priests of Old Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province who visited Ogoja diocese on the 15th of January 2019.
Bishop Akpan reiterated that Bigard 85 priests are a souvenir of the goodness of the Lord, who has kept them for 33years as Priests.
Earlier, the President of Bigard 85 priests, Rev. Prof Ignatius Obinwa charged the congregation to remain focused and prayerful as we approach general elections in the country.
Prof Ignatius Obinwa thanked the faithfuls for their generosity and love. He commended Bigard 85 priests for their solidarity for the past 33 years. Prof.Obinwa called on all priests to support one another especially those in difficulties. He recounted their beautiful experiences in Ogoja via the courtesy of His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr Donatus Akpan and his Vicar General, Rev. Dr. Peter Obele Abue.