The Anglican Bishop of Aguata Diocese, Right Reverend Samuel Ezeofor has charged parents to be alive to their responsibilities in order to entrench a better society.
Speaking at the Cathedral Church of Saint John Ekwulobia during the rededication service for members of the Anglican Men’s Fellowship and members of the Mother’s Union, Bishop Ezeofor urged Parents to see the child’s upbringing as a collective responsibility.
Bishop Ezeofor who regretted the high level of vices in the society called on parents to always monitor the kind of company their children keep in order not to bring shame to their various families and charged parents to aways invest in the education of their children in order to secure a brighter future for them.
The Anglican prelate who is also the National Chairman of the Evangelical fellowship in the Anglican Communion (EFAC) Nigeria, urged government at different levels to enunciate more measures that will create employment opportunities for the teeming youth populace and described Fathers as the pillar of the society, even as he called for a collective effort between husband and wife in order to build a God fearing home and decent society.
The president of Aguata Diocesan Women’s Ministry and Girls Guild, Mrs. Chinyere Ezeofor and President Rotary Club of Awka, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Mr. Abuchi Nwozor charged Christian parents to always engage in acts capable of portraying their families in good light.
Some Women who attended the event, Mrs. Chinyere Obiagboso and Glory Nwankwo as well as a member of the Aguata Diocesan Men’s fellowship, Prince Azikiwe Ezeme said that the rededication service will serve as a boost to their responsibilities as worthy Christian’s parents.
The event featured a special prayer for families in distress.
Meanwhile, Aguata Diocese has announced the preferment of Reverend Canon Emma Nwankwo, the supervising priest of Igboukwu Archdeaconry as an Archdeacon.
Bishop Samuel Ezeofor who announced this at Saint Mary’s parish Ogboji, during the first Diocesan Board for the year, said the preferment will serve as a motivation to enable him to be more committed to his responsibilities.