Pope Honours Ex-INEC Boss, Maurice Iwu With Papal Knighthood


Former INEC chairman, Professor Maurice Iwu, will on Sunday, 3rd of December, 2017, be honoured with Knighthood by His Holiness Pope Francis 1.

Prof. Maurice Iwu

A message to this effect was communicated by the elated Prof to his friends on Monday, 13th of November, 2017.

Prof. Iwu wrote in the message;

“Invitation to my investiture as a Papal Knight of St Gregory the Great. 3 December 2017. By 10 am.

His Holiness Pope Francis 1 on January 25, 2017 admitted me into the Papal Order as a Knight of St. Gregory the Great. The formal investiture will take place on Sunday December 3, 2017 at the Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Okigwe, off Enugu – Okigwe express road. By 10 am prompt.

The Diocese has requested that I invite members of my family and close friends to this solemn event. Please be my guest at the Pontifical Mass and at a small reception in my village home at Umukabia. Prof. Maurice Iwu.”

-Folorunsho Hamsat