By Ononye VC
The Knights and Ladies of St Mulumba,St Francis of Assisi Subcouncil, Onitsha,led by their Grand Knight,Sir Christian Achukwu,during the week rolled out the red carpet for their outstanding members as an honour to them.
It was a double celebration as the Subcouncil marked one year of its creation (anniversary)from the mother Subcouncil, the St Mary’s Subcouncil,Onitsha.
The event was held at the St Mary’s Subcouncil Lodge,St Mary’s Parish,Onitsha where awards were presented to honour some of their members.
Rector of the St Pius Seminary Akwu-Ukwu,Rev Fr Dr Celestine Umeh and Chaplain of the Subcouncil Rev Fr Kingsley Ikwueme celebrated a mass before the award ceremony started.
Past and present Grand Knights of the Subcouncil were present.They are,Sir Joseph Nsika and Sir Christian Achukwu and Sir Joe Epundu.
The Deputy Grand Knight of St Francis Subcouncil, Sir C D Enendu was present.
Numerous other members of the Subcouncil, friends and well wishers gathered at the venue to felicitate with the awardees.
There was more than enough to eat,drink and spare.
Chairman of the planning committee, Ide Lawrence Omenkwu expressed satisfaction at the success of the event.
Former state house of assembly member,Sir Hon Anthony Ezechinwoye was among the awardees.
Congratulations brothers and sisters.