By Our correspondent
The Speaker of the State House of Assembly,Rt.Hon.Somtochukwu Udeze has described the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese,Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor as a true and dedicated priest with full anointing of God.
In his goodwill message to Bishop Ezeokafor as he marks his birthday,Rt.Hon.Udeze noted that the Catholic prelate has distinguished himself among his contemporaries in terms of sound evangelism and outstanding spirit of ecumenism.
The Speaker who enjoined Bishop Ezeokafor to continue to discharge his episcopal duties as a good shepherd,urged members of the diocese to join hands in propagating the Kingdom of God.
He extolled Governor Chukwuma Soludo for his Godly disposition, adding that the Governor has succeeded in creating mutual understanding among different church denominations in the state.
Rt.Hon.Udeze maintained that Bishop Ezeokafor’s experience in theology and church administration has facilitated the growth and development of his diocese.
The Speaker prayed God to grant Bishop Ezeokafor more anointing, longevity and sound health to enable him continue to shepherd his congregation and suprintend over his episcopate.