Church of Nigeria youths, others share experiences at congress
The Chairman, Christian Council of Ghana and moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Rt. Rev. J. O. Y. Mante has commended the leadership of All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) for mobilising its youths to share experiences and showcase creative talents at the maiden edition of the church conference.
Held at the Pentecost Convention Centre (PCC), Kasoa, Accra, Ghana, the chairman who was represented by Most Rev. Paul K. Boafo noted that the event served as avenue for members to instill core Christian values in the youths.
With the theme: “Africa: My Home, My Future,” the congress drew over 2, 000 youths from countries across Africa, including the youths from the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion).
The five-day event featured flag troop ceremony, the launch of justice torch to commemorate Africa climate change, plenary sessions and workshops with topics such as promoting the youth and African patriotism, campaign for African dignity, advocating for peace, justice and security, and fostering active citizenship.
Delegates from the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) who graced the event were: National Coordinator of the Anglican Youth Fellowship (AYF), Nigeria, and Bishop of Ogbaru Diocese, Rt. Rev Prosper Amah; the All Africa Youth Congress (AAYC) Coordinator and Bishop of Ondo Diocese, Rt. Rev Stephen Oni; the Anglican Children Ministry (ACM) Coordinator and Bishop of Ika Diocese, Rt. Rev. Ifeanyi Ekpenisi; General Secretary of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Ven. Paul Dajur; and Director of Youths, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Ven. Benjamin Idume.
Others included: National President, Anglican Youth Fellowship, Nigeria, Dr. Goodness Ene-Bongili, who was a member of the steering committee; and National Secretary, Anglican Youth Fellowship, Nnenna Oshibe, who was part of the communications and media team of the conference; and Brother Alex Akpata;
• Nnenna Oshibe is the National Secretary of the Anglican Youth Fellowship Nigeria.