The Governor Dr Okezie lkpeazu has attributed prayers from various Churches in the State as the strength behind the numerous achievements recorded by the present administration in terms of infrastructural and human development.
Dr. lkpeazu who stated this during the dedication of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, World Bank Housing Estate, Umuahia appreciated the Seventh Day Adventist and other Churches in the State for always interceding for the present administration and urged them not to relent in their prayers for the governance of the State.
The Governor represented by his Deputy, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, congratulated members of the World Bank Housing Estate of the Seventh Day Adventist Church for erecting and dedicating their magnificent building and enjoined them to sustain their sacrifice for the work of God.
In his sermon, the President, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Eastern Nigeria Union Conference, Pastor Bassey Udoh, described the dedication as a monumental landmark in the history of the Church and enjoined members to make the building a center point where the word of God is preached.
In their remarks, the Chairman of the building Committee, Mr. Basil Chukwu and a member of the Committee, Elder Ezebunwa Ubani, said they are overwhelmed with joy for the realization of the church building which was accomplished through the contributions and cooperation of every member of the Church and non-members and thanked them for their support.
Our Government House Correspondent, Mercy Kalu, reports that the service which featured special prayers for the Governor, Dr. Okezie lkpeazu, his Deputy, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, as well as for the continued peace and progress of the State attracted the presence of top Government Officials, the Clergy and other distinguished personalities.