World Communication Day Activities In Sokoto Diocese, North West Nigeria

By Matthews Otalike, Sokoto 16.05.2021

Today’s World Communication Day was uniquely marked in Sokoto Diocese, North West Nigeria.

The Director of Social Communication and members of the Diocesan chapter of the Catholic Media Practitioners of Nigeria, CAMPAN, went on outreach to the different Parishes to spread the message on the importance of Communication in the work of evangelization.

In each Parish, the Parish Priest gave CAMPAN representatives time during the Mass to address Catholics on the theme of the World Communication Day and mobilized youths and adults for membership of communication committees and consequently CAMPAN.

Matthews Otalike, Chairman CAMPAN, Sokoto Diocese addressing the congregation

After the address at the Holy Family Cathedral, Sokoto by the CAMPAN Chairman, Matthews Otalike, the Administrator commended the Association for it’s great role in the Parish and the Diocese. He announced the offer to host the Diocesan Office of CAMPAN in the Secretariat at the Cathedral.

Very Rev. Fr. Nuhu Iliya, Administrator of Holy Family Cathedral with Samaila Aliyu, Matthews Otalike and Paschal Nwobodo after the Mass

The Chairman commended the Director of Communication Fr. Christopher Omotosho, Boniface Luka, Margaret Amodu, Blessing Oyathelemhi, Samaila Aliyu who powered today’s outing at the Parishes.

CAMPAN Rep. Margaret Amodu addressing parishioners in another Parish in Sokoto Diocese

At a meeting in the run up to the World Communication Day, CAMPAN Sokoto Diocese, set for itself, the task of mobilizing, training and setting up CAMPAN branches in all Parishes in the five Deaneries for effective coverage of the Diocese of Sokoto.

Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, North West Nigeria

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Most Reverend Matthew Hassan Kukah had given green light to CAMPAN to form a unit of the Association in each Parish.

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