…As Heaven Light Assembly (Church of Nigeria) Round Off their 55th Anniversary of it’s founders day.
As part of this completion agenda and in keeping to the promise to move Akwa ibom state forward in Akwa Ibom State, the Governor His Excellency Udom Deacon Gabriel Emmanuel has restated his stands by admonishing Christians in the state of the readiness of this administration to partner with the Christian Community to sanitize the state of crimes cause by youthful excesses.
His Excellency Governor Emmanuel made his mind known on Sunday while addressing a large number of worshippers at Heaven Light Assembly Church Of Nigeria, International Headquarters, Ikot Inyang Eti in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area during the thanksgiving service as part of activities marking the 55th birth anniversary of the church.
The governor who was ably represented by an Apostle of the church Mr Sunny Akpadiaha FNIM, Chairman Of Civil Service Commissio also used the opportunity to commend the leadership of the church for their continuous prayers and support for the government and for the general wellbeing of Akwa Ibom State.
He was quoted as follows
“Gone are those days when the sensibility of our religious fathers and leaders was scathing and battered where church leaders were living in doomed, kidnapped, killed and thrown into the subjection of fear and intimidation by the acclaimed godfathers in the state.
“With the peace we have enjoyed in the past four years of my administration, this government is resolute and determined to work hand in hand with the Christian Community within and outside the state as a tool of government to further strengthen dissemination of the gospel and map out possible strategies towards achieving the course of my completion agenda which is my core cardinal responsibility to place Akwa Ibom in the guinness book of record”. He stated.
Also speaking at the occasion
The Chairman of Heaven Light Assembly Church Of Nigeria and the Chairman Of Akwa Ibom State Roads And Other Infrastructure Maintenance Agency (AKROIMA), Apostle Prince Godwin Ntuk who is the chairman of the church council spoke on the theme ” Let God be magnified” Mr Udeh urged Christians to always acknowledge the place of God’s benevolence in their lives and reciprocate same to the needies, aged men and women, orphans and less privileged stating that God is more humbled and pleased with such gestures.
Senior Apostle Ntuk Udeh extolled all members of the church in remaining faithful, steadfast, dedicated and committed towards discharging their dexterity, heaven assigned responsibility with soccur thereby not allowing any physical or material things which is covetousness in nature to make them derail in worshipping God in spirit and in truth.
A good number of personalities were on hand to give their Goodwill messages . Prominent among them was The Oku Ibom Ibibio/President-General of Ifim Ibom Ibibio and Paramount Ruler of Nsit Ubium LGA, His Eminence, Nteyin Solomon David Etuk.
Others who spoke imcluded Hon. Manase Williams, Leader of Nsit Ubium Local Government Legislature, Uruan Progressive People’s Forum, Elder O. E. Eduongo, Divine Mandate Coordinator, Uruan Ward 2, Uruan local government.,