Memories of School Managers on their Valedictory/Birthday Celebrations

Memories of School Managers on their Valedictory/Birthday Celebrations

. . . DOSAD Priests Felicitate with Frs Nnabugwu and Ezemmaduka

By Chinaecherem Efobi

DOSAD priests gathered again at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Awka on two different occasions last September to felicitate with two of their own on their celebrations. The priests were Rev Fr Chidiebere Obiora Nnabugwu and Rev Fr Kevin Ezemmaduka.

The first celebration was that of the sendoff party of Fr Nnabugwu popularly known as Fr Mayor, where he invited DOSAD Sports priests colleagues to pray for him and spend the evening with him, as he prepare for his journey to Belgium for further studies. Fr Mayor’s event was held on September 7, 2019 at St Mary’s Parish, Awka. The Testimonial Football Match between DOSAD Priests’ Team and St Mary’s Youth Team ended one apiece. Fr Nnabugwu was till his travel the manager of St Mary’s Prestigious Day Care, Nursery and Primary school Awka.

The second event was the birthday anniversary of Rev Fr Kevin Ezemmaduka, the school manager of St Mary’s Secondary School, Awka. The event was held on September 23, 2019 at the church premises. The football match between DOSAD priests and St. Mary’s youths ended 2:0 in favour of DOSAD priests. Fr Ezemmaduka is also popularly called Fr Moroja for his football exploits.

Priests in warm up session for the Moroja match
L-R: Frs Christian Umeojilinnaka, Kelvin Ezemmaduka {The Celebrant}, Lawrence Maduagwu, Chinedu Obieli and Hilary Ben Ezenwa as they exchange compliments with Fr. Moroja.
Cutting of birthday cake by some priests and parishioners
Fr. Moroja kicks-off his birthday football match.
Group picture of players of the Fr Nnabugwu valedictory day football match; DOSAD priests and St. Mary’s youths
L-R: Frs Chidiebere Nnabugwu {Mayor}, Obinna Dike {Coach}, Adolphus Ezeakor {lecturer in residence at St Mary’s Parish Awka }and Damian Ogwatta {Ogwatex}. Fr. Mayor appreciates DOSAD management and his parish for all their support for him
DOSAD priests pour out their priestly blessings to their brother priest Mayor as he leaves them for further studies.
Rev. Fr. Adolphus Ezeakor Kicks-off the testimonial match while Frs Nnabugwu (the convener), Dike, Ogwatta and others watch with excitement

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