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Cilgcrops Commissions 32 Cadets, Honours Victoria Nwamadu, Others

The Cilgcorps Chaplaincy International, Rivers State, has commissioned 32 cadets to Chaplain Officers in her 10th Approved Rivers State Official Chaplain Commissioning ceremony, held at the Abundant Life Evangel Mission (ALEM), in Port Harcourt.
Chaplain General, Prof. Patrick Ayemene, in his address explained that chaplaincy came to the country in the 70s, adding that those who received it enjoyed it above and never allowed it spread.
He cited Korea as a country that has over 500 chaplains, pointing that chaplaincy is not a denominational thing. Ayemene opined that the white uniform of the cadets is universal, which represents truth and purity. He added that their chaplaincy was registered by the Attorney-General of the Federation as an entity of its own.
The Chaplain General said the benefits of being a chaplain officer are numerous and enjoined all the commissioned as officers of the chaplain to be committed to the cause of their duties, praying God to provide all that are needed for them to excel.
Awards were presented to some outstanding chaplain officers in the category of; Best Student, won by Chap. Onubo O. Elizabeth, Best Behaved and Best in Drill won by Chap. Favour Ihunwo, and best class captain which went to Chap. Michael Ignatius. Others position such as welfare, best assistant class captain went to chap. Victoria Nwamadu and Jeremiah Igbiks, respectively.
In an interview with The Newswriter, Chap. Victoria Nwamadu, she thanked God Almighty for being there for her throughout the months of training despite all odds.
Chap Nwamadu, used the medium to ask others to come and join hands with them at CILGCORPS to reach out and cater for the less-privileged in the society.
While chap, Major General Barnabas Nwadike, National Director, and Protocol of CILGCORPS described their chaplaincy as one devoid of denominational barrier, recalling the number of visits they have made to prison yards, hospitals, home of the orphanages amongst others.
He described their uniform as identify for them to gain entrance to anywhere they are visiting or traveling to indiscahrge of their humanitarian work. ###

Blaise Elumezie

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