… Blesses Hon. Chike Okafor to be in a position to do more
The Catholic Bishop of Okigwe Diocese, Most Rev. Solomon A. Amatu, on Wednesday 11th May 2022 officially commissioned a storey building, comprising Six Classroom Blocks and a 600 capacity WAEC Hall built by the member representing Ehime-Mbano, Ihitte-Uboma, and Obowo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Deacon Chike Okafor.
The event which started with an Episcopal high mass by the Bishop Amatu, during which the Sacrament of Confirmation was administered on eligible students of Mercy Girls’ High School, Umuezeala Owerre, Ehime-Mbano, venue of the commissioning.
Speaking on the Occasion, Bishop Amatu commended Hon. Chike Okafor for his various intervention projects, especially in Health and Education, stating that the Church has been a huge beneficiary of such interventions, previously, including the donation of medical equipments as well as Health Centre built at School of Nursing, Umulogho which is owned by the church.
The Bishop, in his closing marks, blessed the good intentions of Hon. Chike Okafor stating clearly that the reward for good work is more work.
The occasion was graced by many traditional rulers from Ehime-Mbano LGA and beyond as well as 26 President Generals out of the 31 communities in Ehime-Mbano LGA. The President Generals were led by their coordinator, Comrade Joe Odoemelam, who showered encomiums on Hon. Chike Okafor and assured him of their support in his future endeavours.
The Principal of the School, Rev. Fr. Paul Nwagwu present two beautiful portraits to Hon. Chike Okafor, in appreciation for his effort in assisting the school, saying that he never knew he would get any assistance when he reached out to him, because politicians were wont to make unfulfilled promises.
Hon. Chike Okafor hinged his response on the address by the Principal saying that he only uses the legislative tools available to him to bring development to his constituency, promising to do more for the school and for the Constituency and asking for the prayers of the mother church, especially in this period of uncertainty.