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Soludo Offers Condolences to Anglican Communion and Anikwenwa Family on the Passing of Former Dean

Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR has condoled the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion over the demise of its former Dean, Archbishop Maxwell Anikwenwa.

It will be recalled a statement was issued by the Secretary General of the Church of Nigeria, Bishop Anthony Poggo confirming his death on Monday, March 13, 2023.

Governor Soludo had on behalf of the government and good people of Anambra State, conveyed his deep condolences to the Anikwenwa family and Archbishop Province of the Niger, and Bishop Anglican Diocese of Awka, Most Reverend Alexander Chibuzo Ibezim, PhD, over the unfortunate loss.

The Governor noted that the late Archbishop Anikwenwa was a man who devoted his life to the service of God and humanity adding that he lived an examplary life worthy of commendation.

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Governor Soludo also described the late Archbishop as a man held in high esteem for his meritorious service in the vineyard of God and the rich legacies he left behind in Anambra State as a foremost prelate.

The Governor therefore prayed to God to grant him rest and comfort the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion as well as the people he left behind.

Archbishop Anikwenwa was the former Archbishop of Province II and the Bishop Emeritus of Awka Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).

He died at the age of 83 years and was buried on Friday June 30, 2023 at St Peter’s Church, Ezi-Awkuzu, in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State

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