More milestones are being planted by the Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha as more projects erected or are still being erected during his Episcopacy are being commissioned.
One of such projects is the iconic edifice,the Archbishop Valerian Okeke Music Academy(AVOMA)which is billed for commissioning on 20th December,2020.
The edifice which was donated by a renowned engineer and politician,Chief Johnbosco Onunkwo situate at the premises of the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha.
Information available to Trinitas Newspaper indicate that the complex contains a digital studio where musicians and artistes of all persuasions could record their works.
Trinitas was reliably informed that the new studio will invigorate the AVOMA Ochestra and dance group to practice and perform without let or hindrance inorder to achieve the objective of the Archbishop who set up AVOMA to harness talents of the kids.
Donor of the building Engr Johnbosco Onunkwo in a telephone conversation, said he was privileged to be allowed to assist in erecting such an edifice.
According to him,the Archbishops passion for youth development triggered his optimism to support the Archbishop’s call for support of all and sundry to realise such dream hence his contribution.
Director of AVOMA,Rev Fr Stephen Ifeanyi thanked the Archbishop for approving erection of the edifice and also commended Engr Johnbosco Onunkwo for his steadfastness in erecting the building.
Meanwhile, Archbishop Valerian Okeke has flagged off construction of structures at the main campus of the Shanahan University,Onitsha.
The Archbishop was at the site recently with priests of the Archdiocese and the contractors.He prayed on the site,blessed it and laid the ceremonial foundation stone laying.
The Chancellor of the Archdiocese Very Rev Fr Emeka Aroh,the Vice Chancellor Very Rev Fr Basil Ekwunife, the Episcopal Vicar Onitsha Region Very Rev Fr Patrick Omutah and other priests were on the trip.
Stories and pictures of the commissioning will come your way in our subsequent editions.
By Ononye VC