Godfrey Okoye University Enugu Celebrates Blessings from Enugu Diocese Priests!
We are thrilled to share the heartwarming news of the Unum Presbyterium Meeting held at Godfrey Okoye University’s College of Medicine in Ugwuomu Nike, Enugu. Over 450 priests from the Catholic Diocese of Enugu gathered to express their admiration for the remarkable transformation and outstanding academic activities at the university.
The priests were particularly impressed by the seamless adaptation of medical students to the environment and the excellence displayed in their practical academic programs. In a show of immense support and joy, the priests generously donated approximately N50 million to bolster the Godfrey Okoye University Teaching Hospital, Enugu.
Beyond monetary contributions, some priests expressed their interest in providing scholarships to support deserving students at the university. Most Rev Dr Ernest Obodo, the diocese’s auxiliary bishop, encouraged further initiatives and projects within the university.
During the meeting, Most Rev Dr. Callistus Onaga, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, commended the clergy for their dedication to both the gospel’s spread and the diocese’s educational initiatives.
In response, Reverend Father Professor Christian Anieke, the Vice Chancellor of Godfrey Okoye University, expressed gratitude for the priests’ generosity. He reaffirmed the institution’s commitment to realizing the objectives set by the diocese in establishing the university.
This remarkable gathering strengthens the bond between the university and the diocese and highlights the shared commitment to education and community welfare. The Unum Presbyterium Meeting serves as a platform for priests to stay informed about local and universal Church matters, fostering collaboration to address pastoral and administrative challenges.
Godfrey Okoye University extends heartfelt gratitude to the priests of the Enugu Diocese for their support, encouragement, and shared vision for a brighter future in education and community service.