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The Thanksgiving Service in memory of the Diocesan's Late Father: Mr Albert Ailemen Ohilebo AKA "PELE" who live 40 years ago was accompanied with a donation of a block of six (6) luckup stores donated to St. Paul's Anglican Church, Oke 1 - Ora. The Archbishop, The Most Rev'd C O Odutemu, Ph.D, JP and other Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Bendel, presided over the service.
The Retired Priests: Rev'd Canon Oserei retired at 70; and Ven Benson Odiai was retired on health ground. A retirement service is scheduled to hold at St. Peter's Anglican Church, Uhonmore-Ora on Thursday July, 2022.
The New Diocesan Office complex, which comprises of a storey building with two offices up and three offices down had it's foundation laid on March 2022 and was completed in less than two Months. It was dedicated on May 5, 2022 by His Grace, the Most Rev'd C O Odutemu Ph.D, JP.
A number of Diocesan projects are under construction. These include the Diocesan Women's Guests House and a New block of classrooms of a storey building at Venerable Akinluyi Memorial College. The foundation of the college was laid on August 3, 2021 and it is at the decking stage.
A roburst and refreshing One Day Retreat for Wardens, Church Workers and Clergy was organized on Saturday, April 9, 2022 to remind them of their duties and functions.
Over one hundred men attended the Diocesan Christian Men's Fellowship (CMF) maiden one day Conference held at the Chapel of the HolySpirit, Bishop's Court, Sabongidda-Ora. Theme of the Conference was "Me as Agents of God's Reign", text: Isaiah 52:1-7. This event featured Bible Exposition, Praise Session, Prayers, Talks and more. The very first in the history of the Diocese.
The Diocesan's request to the Government of Edo State on July 27, 2021 has yielded a new road to the Bishop's Court which is 100% completed. Three roads were approved by His Excellency and work started on the third week of October, 2021. Today's report shows that the Bishop's Court road is 100% ready, and Igbale road is near completion. The Diocese and Owan in general tender their profund gratitude to our governor, His Excellency, Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki for how he rescued us from the mess of this raining season and plead that the contractor be encouraged to complete the remaining roads to avoid going back to repeat what has been done already and to further extend our plea for the remaining once - afuze - Erah, Erah - Iruekpen and Ohia (Ugueghere) roads.
Appreciation to His Excellency, Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki for his financial support, encouragement and for honouring the Diocese of Sabongidda-Ora.

The Diocese also tenders her appreciation to the Archbishop and all Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of Bendel for their presence and support for the Diocese of Sabongidda-Ora.

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