Arrupe College, in Harare celebrated a sweet handover take over on Saturday 25 March 2017 as Fr Gibson Munyoro SJ takes over from Fr. Chukwuyenum Afiawari SJ.
The President of the Conference of Major Superiors of Africa and Madagascar (JESAM), Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe Orobator SJ celebrated a thanksgiving mass in which Fr Chucks handed over the rectorate to Fr Gibson Munyoro SJ.
In a decree read by Fr Orobator SJ, the Superior General Fr Arturo Sosa SJ conferred the rectorship on Fr Munyoro SJ regarding his ‘integrity and prudence.’
In his emotional sendoff remarks, Fr Chukwuyenum SJ thanked all his companions, Arrupe College staff, Jesuits, students and friends for being his sources of joy, inspiration and consolation in his ‘fantastic five years’ at Arrupe College.
He asked and knelt for a blessing from the congregants as he leaves to serve as the North-West Africa Provincial.
He had served as Arrupe College Rector since November 2012.
The mass was attended by Jesuits and collaborators, friends of Arrupe and other distinguished guests.