Onyangede Benue State, Nigeria. The general meeting of the Claretian Youth Ministry East Nigeria Province took place between Friday 24th and Saturday 25th February 2017 at St Martin de Porres Parish, Onyangede Benue State. The meeting which was the first for the year 2017 had as its main agenda the planning for the 2017 National Youth Convention to be held in Kwande Plateau State this summer.

Among those who attended the meeting hosted by St. Martin the Porres Parish Onyangede, Benue State, were the youth delegates from sixteen parishes stretching from Kala’a in the far North to Port-Harcourt in the South – South. The parishes include: St Maria Goretti Ikenegbu Owerri, St. Paul’s Nekede Owerri, St. Anthony Mary Claret Parish Area “A”, New Owerri, St. Patrick’s Mgbirichi, St. Martin de Porres Onyangede, Sacred Heart Church Obinze, St. Andrew’s Parish Ibele, Holy Family Parish Nnewi, St. Stephen Asase Markurdi, St. Clement’s Parish Ozuoba Port-Harcourt, St. Dominic’s Afara, St. Mary’s Amurri, St. Peter’s Garriki, St. Martin of Tours Parish Garba-Chede Taraba State, St. John Mary Vianney Parish Kwande Plateau State, and St Michael’s  Parish Kala’a Maiduguri Diocese.