By Ononye VC (News Editor)
There was joy among knights and Ladies of St Mulumba,Odoakpu Subcouncil last Sunday as five of their members were elevated to the Second Degree of the Order.
They were led on the occasion by their Grand Knight Sir Anthony Adibe and other Senior officials which was held at the Christ the King Parish,(CKP) Onitsha.
The colourful event attracted their friends and family members who came to support them.
The presiding priest blessed the new colourful regalia as part of the investiture after which the investees were dressed and decorated and their swords handed over to them for onward evangelization and soldiering for the church and Christ.
They were admonished to remain committed in their Catholic faith and remain exemplary in their dealings with other people outside the church.
They were also urged to carry out charity works and help the less privileged whenever they come their way.
Later in his comment,the Grand Knight of the Subcouncil,Sir Anthony Adibe expressed gratitude to God for the success of the investiture.
He hailed the commitment of the candidates towards passing the necessary examinations for elevation to the next level.
He urged them to always carry themselves with dignity and as torch bearers in the church.
In his contribution,a past Grand Knight of the Subcouncil, Sir Don Martin Ogbuefi congratulated the investees for the successful investiture.
Sir Don Martin Ogbuefi commended the executive of the Subcouncil for maintaining the legacy the past leaders left behind and assured of his continuous support and loyalty to the Subcouncil.
Those elevated to Second Degree are…
1) Victor Toochukwu Okoli and Sis Theodora Kosisochukwu Okoli
2) Kingsley Kananechukwu Chiduabo and Sis Jane Chinwendu Chiduabo
3) Ambrose Okey Ezeonyejiaku and Sis Patience Njideka Ezeonyejiaku
4) Okafor Kenneth and Sis Okafor Ndidiamaka and
5) Bro Simeon Ilechukwu
Sis Ifeoma Ilechukwu
Other brothers and officials present at the investiture are…
Bro Anthony Adibe (Worthy Grand Knight) Bro Innocent Muojekwu (WDGK) Bro Kingsley Chiduabo (W Sec) Bro Victor Okoli (W Fin Sec) Bro Kenneth Okafor(W Treasurer) Bro Patrick Egbue(W Auditor)
Also at the event are…
Bro Chike Achebe(( W Warden) Bro Simeon Ikeaka ( W 1st Asst Warden) Bro Chidi Elo(W 2nd Asst Warden)Alloysuis Ofordile (W Lecturer) Bro Gerald Obiadi(W PRO)