Buhari condoles with Catholic Church over Bishop Ochiagha’s demise



President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the President, Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria and the Catholic community over the demise of Most Rev. Gregory Ochiagha, Bishop Emeritus, Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo.

The president’s condolence message was contained in a statement issued by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in on Monday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He particularly sympathised with members of the in the Orlu diocese, where the cleric served as pioneer bishop for about four and endeared himself to parishioners.

Buhari said that Ochiagha’s contributions to the spiritual growth of the Catholic faithful during decades of service would not be forgotten.

He prayed God to console the grieving Catholic community and peaceful rest to the soul of the revered bishop. (NAN)