By- Polycarp Ifeanyi
The recently concluded first session of the 32nd Synod of Anglican Communion, Diocese on the Niger has been applauded by Pharm. Sir. Chris Ukachukwu.
Pharm. Ukachukwu was the Chairman planning Committee of the event. He expressed that no amount of money invested for organising the Synod would quantify it’s success.
He stated this while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after the grand finale of the event which took place at All Saints’ Cathedral, Onitsha Anambra State.
Pharm. Ukachukwu expressed joy at being able to coordinate the Synod successfully. According to him, it was the inclusiveness decisions by the Cathedral which, according to him, made his various committees to perform well.
” The cost of the Synod can not be quantified. If you look at what happened, you will discover that we gave everything we had. We gave out all that we have and you can see it in the faces of both the delegates and the Bishops.
“The Cathedral acted as a family, having decided that the synod must be all inclusive where every Cathedral members would partner with the Synod such that whatever one is capable of doing, let the person use it to support the Synod,” Pharm. Ukachukwu posited.
Pharm. Ukachukwu who revealed that the focus of Niger diocese is to establish a School through the contributions of the Church. He also noted that the poor would be major beneficiaries of the school.