Installation ceremony of the Vice Provincial Government of Nigeria

It was a joyous and prayerful ceremony on the 2nd January 2019 in the Redemptorist Vice Province of Nigeria as the Vice Provincial Government was installed to lead the Vice Province for the next quadriennium. This installation ceremony took place at St. Fidelis community chapel and sanctuary from about 2:00 pm in Benin City Nigeria.

Fr. Joterio Joachim Aghoghovwia Aghoja C.Ss.R was installed the Vice Provincial Superior as he pronounced the oath of office according to the way of life of the Redemptorist, following the Constitutions and Statutes of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists).

Fr. Jude Nkem Anyaegbu C.Ss.R the Vice Provincial Vicar was also installed and he also pronounced his loyalty to the Congregation.  

More so, all the members of the OVPC and EVPC were present at this installation ceremony together with some confreres who left their different communities to honor the day. The following confreres were present:

Fr. Hilary Weng Pamkatai C.Ss.R 2nd Consultor.

Fr. Michael Chukwuyem Emerue C.Ss.R EVPC Member.

Fr. Fidelis Enejo Okpanachi  EVPC Member.

Fr. Alphonsus Abiodun Olawale C.Ss.R EVPC Member.

Fr. Godwin Alechenu Abbah C.Ss.R EVPC Member.

Fr. ThankGod Levi Ihejirika C.Ss.R Pastor, St. Fidelis Catholic Church Aduwawa Benin City.

Fr. Kingsley Sampson Ebhodaghe C.Ss.R.

Fr. Hyacinth Uchenna Agomuoh C.Ss.R.

Fr. Kingsley Ifeanyi Anoghala C.Ss.R.

Fr. Fr. Pius Deji Oyeniyi C.Ss.R.

Fr. Bredan NNaemeka Ugwu C.Ss.R.

Bro. Lawrence Udochukwu Ekenze C.Ss.R.


Confreres during the installation ceremony praying during the intercessory prayers.

Fr. Joterio Aghoja taking his oath of office as Vice Provincial Superior.

Fr. Jude Anyaegbu taking the oath of office during the installation ceremony at St. Fidelis Community Chapel Aduwawa, Benin City.

The Members of the OVPC and the EVPC pose for a picture after the installation ceremony.

The Vice Provincial Government paying homage to Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

Fr. Joterio Aghoja C.Ss.R blessing the confrere at the end of the installation ceremony as Vice Provincial Superior.