GOV EMMANUEL ASSURES OF MORE ROAD PROJECTS IN INI

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Governor Udom Emmanuel(m) flanked by Senate Minority Leader Godswill Akpabio(r) and AKHA Speaker Onofiok Luke(l)

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has assured the people of Ini Local Government Area on the completion of the road from Mbiabong Ikot Udofia to Mbente Village, Nkari in Ini Local Government Area.
The Governor gave the assurance when he attended the funeral service of Late Deaconess Arit Etimkpo Inuaeyen(Nee Udoisong) aged 84, mother of a political stalwart in the State, Obong Bassey Inuaeyen at Mbente Village, Nkari, in Ini local government area.
He further acknowledged his relationship with the chief mourner, Obong Bassey Inuaeyen and said they have known themselves over the years which invariably goes beyond politics.
He recalled that few years ago, when he lost his mother and mother-in-law within one year, Obong Bassey Inuaeyen had stood by him and also supported him immensely, adding that there is no way he could forget such kind gesture.
Governor Emmanuel noted that in order to make the day a memorable and remarkable one in Ini, ” I want to reassure you that we will complete the road that leads into the entire community so that you will all remember a day like this. With that, we would have touched the church, community, women, farmers, men, youths, political party and everyone”.
Governor Emmanuel condoled the family of the deceased over her demise, explaining that there is no best time of losing a loved one.
“It feels almost the same losing a mother at 120 years and a mother at 60,Mr Emmanuel said, describing late Mma Udoisong as a woman that was filled with boundless passion, utmost humility and above all God-fearing.
Earlier, the chief mourner, Obong Bassey Inuaeyen expressed utmost appreciation on Governor Udom Emmanuel and his entourage for gracing the occasion.
He particular thanked the Governor for making the day possible by embarking on the construction of the road from Mbiabong Ikot Udofia to Mbente Village, Nkari in Ini for people from all walks of life to attend the funeral and further appealed to the Governor for the completion of the road.
The funeral service was conducted by, The Apostolic Church, Nigeria, Mbiabong Ikot Udofia Mbente District, Ini Local Government Area, Ikot Ekpene field, Akwa Ibom State.
In a sermon, Ikot Ekpene field superintendent of The Apostolic Church, Apostle A. O. Udoiyak, admonished Christians to rise and take up their destinies in their hands not minding the hindrances and challenges faced as christians which is inevitable.
Apostle A.O. Udoiyak, who took his sermon from the book of Joshua 1:1-2 and preached on the theme: “There is a Jordan for us to cross” urged Christians to pursue their destinies and as well fight for it if they must succeed in life.
He stated that “Decision” and “Dedication” are the two basic factors Christians must adopt in order to pull through the challenges of life and assured that as we adhere to these factors, the promises of God upon our lives shall always prevail.
The Funeral was attended by the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Barr. Onofiok Luke, Senate Minority leader, Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio, members of the State House of Assembly, immediate past Chief Judge of the State, Justice Stephen Okon, State party chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo and the entire PDP family, State Executive Council members, Senior citizens of the state, traditional rulers among other prominent personalities.

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