Nairobi, Saturday, August 20th 2016: Bro. Raphael Pio Gitonga Akotha, OP is ordained priest by Bishop Phillip A.S Anyolo of Homa Bay at Tangaza University College in Nairobi. Catholics from Kisumu Archdiocese and Meru Diocese attend the ordination. Before priesthood, Bro. Pio has served the Diaconate ministry in Kisumu Archdiocese where he is currently assigned at St. Martin De Porres Community. Before joining Dominicans, Pio was a teacher and was attracted to the Dominicans while studying at the University in Nairobi. He made first vows August 2008, solemn profession November 2013 and diaconate April 2014. He will continue his Ministry in Kisumu and helping at Our Lady of Grace school.