By Ononye VC
The Archbishop of Onitsha and Metropolitan of Onitsha Ecclesiastical Province,Most Rev Valerian Maduka Okeke has directed compulsory Covid-19 test on all priests,religious and all staff working in all establishments under the Archdiocese.
Vice Chancellor of the Archdiocese, Rev Fr Basil Ekwunife in a brief remark told me that it was a massive proactive step initiated by the Archbishop to protect the priests,religious and the staff working under the Archdiocese from the increased Covid-19 onslaught.
According to the Vice Chancellor, the test which started two weeks ago at the Archdiocesan Secretariat, Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, was flagged off by the Archbishop with an exemplary demonstration test followed by the Chancellor of the Archdiocese, Very Rev Fr Emeka Aroh.
Other priests,religious and staff took their turns for the test which Fr Ekwunife said was free of charge.
The test continued today,Saturday February 20 at the same venue where many personnel of some institutions of the church gathered for the test.
They include,staff of Oluchukwu Microfinance Bank,Oluchukwu Oil and Gas,Trinitas Newspaper staff,Shanahan Complex and many others.


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