It was all joy on 9th January 2016, when the members of the Delegation of West Nigeria collectively celebrated the inauguration the New Government of the Delegation appointed by the General Government. Present at the celebration were also the Lay Claretians and other Claretian Associates who gathered at the Claret House of Theology, Elerumoke in Ibadan, Oyo state. The inauguration began with the Eucharistic celebration presided over by Very Rev. Fr. Henry Omonisaye, cmf representing the General Government. The new Superior, Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Onyeayana, cmf, took his oath of office with the profession of faith on the altar with his right hand placed on the book of the Gospel.
The new Delegation Council consists of Very Rev. Fr. Daniel Onyeayana, cmf – Superior, Rev. Fr. Matthias Iheonu, cmf – Prefect of Apostolate, Rev. Fr. Augustine Medaiyedu-Ambrose, cmf – Prefect of Formation and Br. Isaiah Akins Olarewaju, cmf – Econome.
This celebration was preceded by a three day retreat/ seminar for the New Council facilitated by Fr. Henry. This focused on Leadership, discernment and their action plan focusing on the XXVTH General Chapter as well as our Constitutions and Directory.
There was some moment for light refreshment after the Mass with all those who were present at the occasion.
We pray that the Immaculate Heart of Mary will inspire and shepherd the New Government to reach greater heights of achievement for the good of the Delegation, the Church and the society.