September 16, 2016 – Pictures: Famous Teacher Sir Vincent Akpom’s Burial Mass Holds At St Mary’s Catholic Church In Onitsha Anambra State
HUNDREDS OF KNIGHTS,FAITHFUL GATHER IN ONITSHA FOR BURIAL OF FAMOUS TEACHER SIR VINCENT AKPOM
By Ononye VC
Hundreds of members of the Knights of St Mulumba, Nigeria are right now gathered at the St Mary’s Catholic Churc, Inland Town, Onitsha for the burial mass of famous teacher and renowned football referee,Sir Vincent Akpom who died at the age of 90.
The late Sir Vincent Akpom died in June, four days to his 90th birthday.
Monsignor Onuorah, Very Rev Fr Theophilus Odukwe, Very Rev Fr JohnBosco Okafor and other priests were present at the burial mass.
The Knights were led by the Grand Knight of the St Mary’s Catholic Subordinate Council, Sir Joseph Nsika and the Metropolitan President of Ladies of St Mulumba, Onitsha, Lady Stella Epundu.
Parish Priest of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Onitsha, Very Rev Fr JohnBosco Okafor described the late Sir Akpom as an outstanding teacher, Christian, father and referee.
According to him, the late Sir Akpom trained very many distinguished personalities and devoted himself so much in contributing towards the growth of St Mary’s Catholic Church, Onitsha.