FCE (T), Omoku, Staff, Dr. C.U Gilbert Installed Bishop
…Provost, Others Congratulate Him
A staff of Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, Rivers State, Rev Christiana Uchechukwu Gilbert was recently consecrated and enthroned as the first Bishop of Christroot International Church World-Wide.
According to a statement, the consecration and enthronement ceremony which was performed by His Grace, Most Rev’d Dr. O.C. John, the Archbishop of the First African Church, Ahoada Diocese took place at the auditorium of the Christroot International Church Headquarters, Omoku.
In his goodwill message, the Provost of the Federal College Education (Technical), Omoku, Dr. Emmanuel Ikenyiri, congratulated Dr. C.U. Gilbert on his peaceful and successful installation as the pioneer bishop of the church world- wide and for successfully bagging his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree in English and Communication Arts.
He described Dr. (Bishop) C.U. Gilbert as one of the humble, hardworking sincere and God- fearing academic staff of the college and also rejoiced with him as he is also among the 21 staff of the college who bagged their Ph.D. Degrees from the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State in their last convocation ceremony held on Saturday, 14th May, 2022 and wished him God’s grace in his new position.
In their goodwill messages, the Chairman, ONELGA Council, Hon Vincent Job, the Oba (Eze-Ogba) of Ogbaland, His Eminence, Oba Nwachuku Obuoha Nnam-Obi III Lious Chukudi, Ajie JP, a former National Assembly Member, Professor (Rt. Hon) J.C. Imegi, the new bishop’s senior brother, Elder Gift Azubuike Gilbert, a former Chairman of NUT in Rivers State, Chief Moses Adiela, the Director of Obakata Mandate and Deputy Registrar (Admissions) F.C.E. (T), Omoku, Chief Innocent IkwudiIdibia among others congratulated the new bishop on his consecration and enthronement.
In his acceptance speech, the highly elected bishop, Dr. (Reverend) Christian Uchechukwu Gilbert Thanked Almighty God, bishops of various churches in Ogba Kingdom, members of Ogba Christian Council Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),. Pentecostal followership of Nigeria (PFN), members of Christroot international church, World Wide and many others for the honour done him and promised by God’s grace to live up to the expectations expected of him.
Among those who graced the ceremony were the Chairman, ONELGA Council, Hon. Vincent Job, the Oba (Eze Ogba) of Ogbaland, Oba N.S.O Nnam-Obi III ably represented by the Eze Iyasara 13th and Traditional Prime Minister of Ogbaland, HRH, Eze Loius Ajie, JP, The president, Ogba Christian Council Rev. (Dr.) Mike Eluozo, the Bishop of CCG Mission, Nigeria, Bishop Dan Ihi, Ph.D., JP, The General Superintendent Assemblies of Christ Church, Worldwide, Bishop Julius Okarike, the Chairman ONELGA Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Apostle Amb. Promise Ebenezer, the resident Pastor, Victorious Army church, Pastor Rogers Ossia, various churches, a former National Assembly member and Chairman Omoku Communities Education Committee Prof. (Rt. Hon) J.C Imegi, a former Rivers State NUT Chairman, Chief Mosses Adiela, members of Obakata mandate, OTU Wisdom age grade, Umu-ohali Royal family, Obakata group of Communities, members of COEASU, SSUCOEN and NASU of F.C.E. (T) Omoku among others.