The resident Bishop of Living faith Church a.k.a Winner’s Chapel, Bishop (Dr.) David Oyedepo said during the celebration of affirmation of Governor Udom Emmanuel by the Supreme Court of Nigeria, that Governor Udom’s victory is victory of light over evil.
During his short sermon, the internationally renowned preacher eulogised the Governor of Akwa Ibom State for thanking God early enough, saying that most Christians allow their thanksgiving to be belated before they remember to return thanks to God for what God has wrought in their lives.
He also urged Christians across the world to always thank God in everything that God has done in their lives, Business and family, saying that thanksgiving is the only apparatus that provokes God to do more for them.
‘’We are celebrating the victory of light over darkness. What we are celebrating here is the supreme hand of God in the affairs of men. And I also want to say it is important to know why we need to do this. Thanks giving is a debt we owe for every act of God we experience,”
The event theme was “Who am I, O Lord God?”, taken from 2nd Samuel 7:18, and was read by the Governor of the State, Mr Udom Emmanuel. The man of God also
blessed Akwa Ibom State, praying God to uplift the State to higher heights.
Dr Uma Ukpai, who prayed for the Governor, asked God to give him wisdom that will enable him to take Akwa Ibom State from its present economic status to the pyramid of plenty, where all will have enough and to give to others.
The renowned Evangelist also prayed to God to remove from within Akwa Ibom people the spirit of hatred for one another and in-fighting, that there is no nation that fights with itself that can prosper.
The event which was attended by governors from other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) States; Governors Nyesome Wike of Rivers State, Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.
Speakers of Houses of Assembly from Cross River, Rivers, Abia, Enugu, Baylesa, Ondo, Ekiti States were also in attendance.
Host and Taraba States, cross section of former Governors of Akwa Ibom State led by Senate minority leader, Chief Dr Godswill Obot Akpabio CON among others dignitaries.