Gov Emmanuel holds thanksgiving service, rededicates state to God

Gov Emmanuel holds thanksgiving service, rededicates state to God

- Akwa Ibom state governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has rededicated the state to God

- The governor declared that in his second term, he will only be satisfied when he sees God glorified

- The governor also appreciated God for the peace, progress and projects executed in the state through his administration

Akwa Ibom state governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has rededicated the state to God with a promise to always magnify God in everything.

Speaking at a special interdenominational thanksgiving service on Sunday, June 2, to mark the 2019 Democracy day and his second term inauguration in Uyo, the governor declared that he will only be satisfied when he sees God glorified.

“I stand on behalf of the people to say where ever we have gone wrong, Lord forgive us.

“I rededicate this land of Akwa Ibom state and rededicate my government to God that as we are beginning, God will be with us,” the governor said.

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The governor recalled how God saw the people through electioneering period and declared that during the elections, God disappointed the devices of the crafty.

He thanked the People's Democratic Party, PDP, church leaders under the aegis of Akwa Ibom Christian Assembly ACA, and Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN for their prayers and contributions to his reelection.

The governor also appreciated God for the peace, progress and projects executed in the state through his administration and assured Akwa Ibom people better days.

Earlier in his sermon, the Lead Pastor of God House of Refuge, Pastor Ezikiel Atang,identified three secrets of success; personal investment, proper home management, and prayer of the church.

Speaking on the topic, “the Secret of National Success,” the cleric called on every Akwa Ibomite to be personally involved in making the state and Nigeria succeed.

He urged Nigerians to prayer for their leaders rather than resort to criticism.

Present at the thanksgiving service were leaders and members of all the three arms of government in the state, party leaders, church leaders and the Akwa Ibom people.

Meanwhile, there is currently tension within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom state over who gets what in the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Chieftains of the party are at logger heads specifically over the ministerial appointment due to the state.

While former governor Godswill Akpabio and the party leadership in the state are on one side, elders and prominent chieftains of the Akwa Ibom APC are in another camp.

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