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Catholic Knights elect officers

Arch. Johnny Ngonadi has been re-elected the Grand Knight of the Order of Knights of St. Mulumba, Lekki Sub-Council.

The election, which was conducted over the weekend, was supervised by the Chaplain of the Lekki Sub-Council, Rev. Fr. Michael Okonkwo, produced Benji Ofodile as the Deputy Grand Knight.

Emmanuel Ikazoboh emerged as the Worthy Lecturer, while Tony Chiejina was elected the Public Relations Officer. Dominic Nkwopara returned as the Secretary of the Order and Anthony Bassey was voted as the Worthy Chancellor.

Rev. Fr. Michael Okonkwo urged all elected officers to work for the spiritual and common good of the church.

He noted that leadership is a noble desire and that leaders are guided by virtues that promote peace, humility, meekness, honesty, charity, temperance and above all, service.

The election produced Peter Iwegbu as Financial Secretary, Chiwetalu Obikwelu as Auditor, Obinna Anyanwu as Treasurer and Felix Aromeh as Assistant Secretary.

In his acceptance speech, the Grand Knight Johnny Ngonadi implored for cooperation among brothers and sisters in order to enhance the reputation and image of the sub-council.

“We have to innovate and bring fresh actionable ideas in the various committees set up in the sub council”, said Johnny Ngonadi.

He reminded worthy brothers to uphold the tenents of knighthood both in the secular and spiritual spheres and to live out what they preach. As noble knights, “we must leave a timeless legacy in those we come in contact with and constantly evangelise the word of God to the ignorant”, he said.

In a similar occasion, the Ladies of St. Mulumba, Lekki Sub council elected Lady Nnenne Ukairo as President and Lady Theresa Chiejina as Vice President of LSM Lekki Sub council.

Other officers elected are Nkechi Iwegbu (Secretary), Lady Obehi Osifo Ogbebor (Assistant Secretary), Lady Angela Odoemenem (Treasurer), Lady Akunne Obikwelu (Financial Secretary), Lady Tayo Akinyede (Provost 1), Lady AntoinetteNwanoneze (Provost 2) and Tochi Okwor (Physician).

The LSM President, Lekki Sub-Council, Lady Nnenne Ukairo, pledged commitment to work harmoniously with the brother knights to strengthen the Order and make the Lekki Sub-Council a leading light in the Lagos Metropolitan Council.

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