Catholic Church Set to Celebrate Aggey’s 50th Anniversary Memorial | The Guardian Nigeria News
The Catholic Church has said it is set to celebrate the life and times of the first indigenous Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Lagos, Reverend (Dr) John Kwao Amuzu Aggey on his 50th birthday memorial.
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins, who revealed it at a press briefing yesterday, said activities planned for the event include a posthumous anniversary mass to be held on March 5 2022 at St Leo’s Catholic Church, Ikeja. , Lagos; the 50th Anniversary Mass of Thanksgiving will be held on March 13 at Holy Cross Cathedral in Lagos Island and the online celebration of the life and times of Archbishop John Kwao Amuzu Aggey will be held on the zoom platform on March 14.
Martins, who was represented by the director of social communications for the diocese, the Rev. Anthony Godonu, said: “John Aggey’s contribution cannot be quantified. He succeeded an expatriate archbishop and became the first indigenous archbishop. He worked hard to stabilize the transition from missionaries to native priesthood in the Catholic Church.
The All-Purpose Committee Chairman of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Mr. Peter Nwanze, while concurring with Martins, said Aggey was humble and identified with the masses.