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August 17, 2018

Intending couples who refuse sickle cell test will be punished – Anambra Gov, Willie Obiano

The governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano has stressed the need for intending couples in the state to screen for sickle cell disease before formalizing their marriages. Obiano said violators would be punished and denied certain privileges from the state government. Speaking through his commissioner for health, Dr. Joe Akabuike at a ceremony on Saturday to mark this year’s sickle cell day in Awka, the state capital, Obiano said his government would partner churches in the state to enforce the order, adding that it was part of the state government’s determination to eradicate sickle cell disease. Obiano said his…


As October 1 draws near

At about 19.02 on Friday, May 24, I received the following text message, “Good evening Fr. I go straight to your write ups every Sunday because of the way you handle burning issues. Please I would like you to handle marital issues because many homes are breaking. Most men always allow their ego to rule them thereby leaving their God given duties to their families especially their wives. Let them know what God said about loving their wives please.” This text added a real push to what I actually intended to do namely, to x ray the causes of numerous…