Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu has congratulated President of the Delta State Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Patience Elumeze on her conferment with the prestigious Papal Knight by Pope Francis.

Aniagwu in a statement on Saturday said Justice Elumeze deserved the honour in view of her laudable contributions to church and humanity.

He said that he wasn’t surprised she was honoured because she had continued to be an epitome of justice and a stronger defender of the church.

“On behalf of my family, the management and staff of the Delta State Ministry of Information, I congratulate Her Lordship, the President of the Delta State Customary Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Patience Elumeze on the occasion of her conferment of Papal Knight by Pope Francis.

“This is indeed an honour well deserved in view of your outstanding contributions to the growth and defence of the church.

“As you celebrate this honour, I wish you God’s abiding wisdom and good health to soldier on as a Papal Knight,” he stated.