John Cardinal Onaiyekan turns 75

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Archdiocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, marks his 75th birthday in Abuja, he was honoured by the leading members of the Clergy in Nigeria, as he marks another year. 

The Clergies described the Cardinal as a man of peace and love.

The Cardinal’s 75th birthday started off with a thanksgiving mass at our lady Queen of Nigeria Pro-cathedral in Abuja, during the mass the Cardinal expressed his gratitude to God Almighty for the mercies, love and grace he has been enjoying in the past seven decades.

After the Thanksgiving mass, dignitaries who joined the Cardinal John at his reception, described him as an intelligent man who has played a major in peace building and unity of the nation.

They also wished and prayed for the Cardinal to have a long life, good health and more wisdom in all his endeavors

At the age of 75 the Cardinal is due for retirement.


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