By Abuchi Onwumelu
The father of Mr Sunday Chukwuanu Okagbue, the Public Relations Officer of Anambra State Polytechnic (ANSPOLY), Mgbakwu, Sir Christopher Chukwuanu Okagbue, KSJI, on Good Friday turned octogenarian.
Fides reports that he marked his 80th Birthday with a Thanksgiving Mass on Sunday, 4th April, 2021, at St. Alphonsus’ Catholic Church, Nkpor, in Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State.
The children of the Patriarch of Okagbue Family of Ububa Uno Village, Nkpor, Chief Sir Christopher Chukwuanu Okagbue, celebrated him and thanked God for him as he turned 80 and marked his octogenarian birthday.
Family and friends felicitated him on his special occasion of octogenarian birthday/thanksgiving and anniversary.
Speaking to Fides, the ANSPOLY PRO, Okagbue, said it was worthy of note to appreciate their father, saying that it had been eventful times all through the years. He described those years as a challenging; yet remarkable journey for him in piloting the affairs of the family and those of all other areas and places he worked at and belonged to.
‘Dad, you have used your disposition as a true Christian father you’re your God-given wisdom to strengthen, to unify and bring cohesion amongst our Immediate nuclear family and our extended families, and has left and continued leaving indelible marks in the lives and hearts of men and women and to your society and world.
‘As we rejoice with you and thank God for your life and many other blessings, we pray Him to, in addition to sound health, strength and more wisdom needed in this journey of life, grant you many more fruitful years in life in Jesus Christ Mighty Name. Amen,’ Chukwuanu Okagbue prayed.
On behalf of his family, friends and well-wishers, he wished their father a happy and glorious celebration Dad.
‘May you continually enjoy abundant health of mind and body as you celebrate your 80 years and become an octogenarian this day,’ he prayed.