Gospel Ministers across
the Country converged
on Le – Meridien Ibom Hotels and Golf Resort to appreciate God on the victory of Governor Udom Emmanuel as the Judiciary confirmed Governor of Akwa Ibom state.
Among the Ministers of God at the forum were Arch Bishop Margaret Idahosa, Dr Uma Ukpai, Arch Bishop Cletus Bassey, Prelate Isaiah Isong, Bishop Emma Isong, Rev Ntia Ntia, John Linus , John Thomas, Bishop Sylvanus Ukafia, Apostle Zilly Agrey while John Praise thrilled the audience with gospel tunes. The event put together by Akwa Ibom Dakada Ministers Forum also used the occasion to celebrate the forty sixth birthday of the Governor’s wife Martha Udom Emmanuel and presented gifts to the Celebrant.
The Coordinator Bishop Emma Isong, said the forum set aside the moment to thank God and celebrate the Akwa Ibom first Lady on her birthday and the husband on the Supreme Court verdict. It was indeed a prayerful and a light hearted moment.
The Commissioner, Special Duties, Engr. Etido Inyang, said the birthday bash was a surprise package by the forum to the Governor’s Wife.
In a toast Mrs Nse Etido Inyang described the Governor’s wife as a quintessential mother, daughter
of God, a prayer warrior and a dedicated wife who is committed to the service of God and humanity.
In her remarks Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel, described the occasion as a plotted coup to celebrate God on her behalf and thanked God for the manifold blessings upon her and her husband with the latest being the victory and bursted out in songs praising God.
Governor Emmanuel who read the book of Psalms 126, said God has proven himself as the omniscient God and appreciated the Gosple ministers for their prayers towards the success of the Divine mandate. He called on Christians to venture into politics and contribute to the growth of the society. Arch Bishop Margaret Idahosa who preached on the theme “Acceleration” prayed for divine creativity and speed for Governor Emmanuel to accomplish his assigned task.
Highpoint of the occasion was the cutting of birthday cake by Governor Emmanuel and Wife, Martha as Bishop Idahosa enjoined the Governor to be focused and depend on God for guidance and stability.
Bishop Uma Ukpai prayed for good health, protection and prosperity for the first family.