By Francis Igata
ENUGU—The former governor of old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo and wife, Patricia, weekend, received fresh sacrament of holy matrimony having abandoned the Anglican Church for Roman Catholic Church.
The Bishop of Enugu Diocese, Most Rev. Dr. Calistus Onaga administered the holy sacrament at the wedding.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State and his wife, Monica, were sponsors of the couple in the marriage in fulfillment of requirements demanded by the Catholic Church. The marriage took place at the Bishops’ Court, Enugu.
In a sermon, Rev. Fr. Peter Damian Akpunonu recalled the past cordial relationship between Chief Jim Nwobodo and the Catholic Church, especially when he was the governor of old Anambra State.