Emeritus Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie and Most Rev. Dr. Felix Alaba Job, among other leading priests will be part of this year’s annual general meeting of the Oke Are Seminary Old Boys Association of Nigeria (OSOBAN) taking place in Ibadan, Oyo State.
President of the old boys association, Mr Segun Ogunade told newsmen in Lagos yesterday that this year’s AGM will bring together members from all over the world.
He said that apart from Okogie and Most Rev. Dr. Felix Alaba Job, other prominent priests expected at the AGM include Cardinal Tumi of Cameron, Bishop Kevin Aje of Sokoto Diocese and a host of others.
He said that for the first time members from the diaspora will be attending in a large number.
He stated that members of the association in the Diaspora have shown an ‘ abiding commitment to the mission and vision of the association and this has excited all members with a promise to contribute to the charting of a way forward for the old students.’
Ogunade called on both priest and non priest members to key into the association’s resolve to reposition the association for members’ maximum benefits and the nation’s economic and social development.
On his part, Rector of the Seminary, Rev. Fr. Peter Onabamiro stated that the current students of the Seminary have been fully mobilised to give the ‘returning’ old boys something to remember.
The AGM scheduled to hold on Saturday October 1, at the St. Theresa’s Catholic Minor Seminary, Oke-Are, Ibadan will be preceded by social activities, tagged OSOBAN NITE on Friday September 30.
It will be rounded off with a thanksgiving Mass on Sunday October 2, 2016 also at the Seminary, Oke-Are, Ibadan.