Bishop Dami who congratulated the newly ordained priests for successfully completing the nine years of their priesthood journey pointed out that priesthood is not a prize for the journey but a free gift from God
The Bishop also charged them to give their lives fully for the service of God saying that priesthood is not for God but a sign of God's love and gift for the salvation of the church as they are bound to Christ Jesus during ordination.
He advised them to always be transparent in their activities with the people of God adding that their call is not a personal fulfilment but a call to ministry and service to humanity. He further admonished them to do their assigned work with reference to the calling which God has called them.
The ordination ceremony also had in attendance the bishop of Kontagora Diocese, Most Rev Dr. Yohanna and many other priest from Yola Diocese.
Highlight of the event was the presentation of two new vehicles to the two newly ordained Priests Reverend Fathers Paulus Barade and Clifford Onyedikachi by Bishop Stephen Dami Mamza to facilitate their work their respective assigned parishes.
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