Lagos Catholic Archdiocese ordains new priests

Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace Most Rverend Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins (fourth from left) with newly ordained Catholic priests and deacon, held at CatholicChurch of Ascension, Multala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, on Thursday. Photo: Sylvester Okoruwa

Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, His Grace Most Reverend Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins, on Thursday, ordained five  new priests and one deacon for the Lagos Catholoc Archdiocese.

The Archbishop, while speaking on the occasion advised the priests to follow the way of Christ.

The new priests are Reverend Father Joseph Oyewole Oyekunle; Reverend Father Martin Ebuka Ozonwafor; Reverend Father Paulmary Taiwo Otupke; Reverend Father Emedo Raymond Uchenna and Reverend Father Toye Andrew Abiodun, while Brother Okoli Harrison Chinagorom was ordained a deacon.

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The event was well attended by hundreds of Catholicpriests; former Archishop of Lagos, His Eminence Anthony Cardinal Okojie, Reverend Sisters, and laity members.


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