It was all about thanksgivings and praises at St. Matthew Catholic Church, Ugwuachara Abakaliki suburb when members of the prestigious Royal Stars Club celebrated Holy mass to mark her 10th year anniversary of its existence.
The homilist, Rev. Fr. James Nwofoke, drawing his message from the book of Luke 17:11-19, admonished worshippers to imbibe the spirit of thanksgiving and praises to what God has done and still doing in their individual lives since their birth.
Reverend Father Nwofoke who is the spiritual Director of Royal Star Club charged members to always put God first in all their affairs in order to attract God’s blessings, expressing satisfaction that in 10th years of the existence of the group they have produced many graduates and successful business men, wishing them more years ahead in the fear of God.
However, Royal Star Club of Izzi, a Corporate organization was established by the 2009 set of St. Thomas Aquinas Secondary school, Nwofe.
This 2009 set has distinguished self from other corporate organizations and has produced Medical Doctors, Barristers, Journalists and other professionals.
Addressing her members after the church service, the president of the club Comrade Mbam Joel urged them to be more united than before in order to achieve their major objective as clearly stated in slogan, “sky is our stepping stone”.
Comrade Mbam stated that his administration would focus in the area of Agro-business to boast food availability in the state and generate income to the organization.
Also Speaking, the Chairman of the day and former president of the club, Dr. Alieze Ezekiel advised members to show gratitude to God always for his protection adding that without the mercy of God, there would be no progress and unity among union members.
He further encouraged other corporate organizations to propagate unity, peace and love for God as they preach life of sincerity among youths for societal development.
In his remark, the immediate past president, Comrade Nkwuda Peter said there was reasons to appreciate God for the members’ progress, oneness and further advocated for unity in all their affairs, even as, he called members to join hands in fight against kindred dichotomy for it promotes crisis and hatred among clan members.
He appealed to stakeholders of Izzi clan, especially those who use it as political instrument to gain pity when they see themselves loosing election to desist from the promotion of the syndrome which according to him has done more harm than good in the land.