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Inaugurated Marist College, Yangoji, in Abuja

25/11/2011: Nigeria

On October 7th, 2011, Marist Brothers of the Schools, Province of Nigeria inaugurated Marist College, Yangoji, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The bishop thanked the Marist Brothers for the good work they are doing. He urged the students to be good ambassadors, stressing that they are the people that will change Nigeria positively. He said that there must be a place education will be run very well, and that is what the Marist Brothers are doing. He wants the church to be at fore front. He told the children to consider themselves very fortunate to be in Marist school. He prays that God should take the Brothers to where their vision is.

The Archbishop use the opportunity to explain about the mission of the Marist Brothers. He told the students that Marist Brothers do not pamper children, instead, they give them good training. He told the children that if they want to be pampered that there are many schools in Abuja that do that. He thanked the parents for making wise choice, that they can be reassured that their children are in the right place. He reminded the children that they are going to pray a lot of rosary with the Brothers but by the time the finished, they will realize that the Lord and good Mother Mary are good to them. Finally, He thanked the Provincial superior for taking this good project in order to educate the youth. He said that there is no other better day to inaugurate the Marist College Yangoji, FCT, and Abuja than , the feast of Mary, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.

Br. Elias Iwu, fms.

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