By Nna Anulumadu
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Barr. Sly Ezeokenwa, has congratulated Cardinal Francis Arinze on the occasion of his 58th Episcopal ordination.
Ezeokenwa described Cardinal Arinze as a “black Pope” we never had and a man of purity. He said, “Cardinal Arinze’s commitment to interfaith dialogue and religious tolerance sets a remarkable example for all. I appreciate his efforts in fostering understanding and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians from diverse backgrounds.”
The APGA National Chairman also commended Cardinal Arinze for his philanthropic initiatives. He remarked, “Cardinal Arinze’s establishment of educational institutions and welfare programs for the less privileged demonstrates his deep compassion and commitment to uplifting the lives of others.”
Ezeokenwa also expressed his confidence in Cardinal Arinze’s continued positive impact on the nation. He said, “I believe that Cardinal Arinze’s wisdom, influence, and spiritual guidance will continue to shape our society for the better. APGA fully supports initiatives that promote religious harmony and celebrates the exemplary service of clerics like Cardinal Arinze.”
“On this joyous occasion, I wish Cardinal Arinze good health, happiness, and much success for the future, as he continues to inspire and guide countless individuals with his unwavering faith, wisdom, and love for humanity,” Ezeokenwa concludes.