His Lordship, Rt. Rev'd. E.O Ikeakor JP Bishop Anglican Diocese of Amichi has declared that the Diocese will continue to grow from strength to strength irrespective of successes already recorded.
Bishop Ikeakor made this declaration after the thanksgiving service to mark the end of the third session of the first Synod of the Diocese held at Ebenezer Church, Unubi.
“It is forward ever and backward never. With the conclusion of our first Synod, we have graduated from infancy to adulthood. The expectation now is progressive and consistent solid development” The Bishop stated.
According to Bishop Ikeakor, the Diocese will continue to embark on all round development but there will be special emphasis on spirituality, healthcare and education. Speaking further, the Bishop disclosed that arrangements are in top gear for the take-off of the Master's Vessel Seminary, Osumenyi come September 2011.
He disclosed that although the Seminary project is taking so much from the Diocese, he is committed to building a school that will compete favourably with the best in the sector. Elaborating on the guidelines for admission, the Bishop insisted that only those who pass their exams will be admitted. Also, the Seminary will not admit candidates from other schools. This he said is to avoid admitting problem candidates that will ruin others.
The Sure Anchor news crew also cornered the chairman of the Local Organizing Committee of what is now regarded as the most successful Synod in the history of the young Diocese, Prof.G.E.O Ogum. Prof. Ogum thanked God for helping him and other members of the committee to organize a very successful Synod. “Mobilizing people living in faraway places such as Abuja, Lagos, Ilorin etc, was not an easy job but to God