Ugwuanyi, Obi, Tambuwal, Ihedioha, Obaseki, Fintri, Omo-Agege, Lai Mohammed, Uche Ogah, Elumelu, Ezeife, others attend Senator Uche Ekwunife’s Thanksgiving Ceremony, laud her commitment to people orientated representation
Awka, Anambra State on Saturday witnessed an influx of dignitaries as the Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Uche Ekwunife held a Thanksgiving Ceremony to appreciate God for her victory in the last election.
The ceremony which began with an ecumenical church service officiated by the Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese, Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor, the Archbishop of Ecclesiastical province of the Niger, His Grace, Bishop Alexander C. Ibezim (who were both represented), the Presiding Bishop of the Grace of God Mission, Bishop Paul Nwachukwu and the General Overseer, United Church of Christ Mission, Bishop Dr. Valentine Ijezie witnessed a series of presentation of goodwill messages by the Governors, the Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria present, His Excellencies, Mr Peter Obi and Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife on Senator Uche Ekwunife.
Presenting a goodwill message on behalf of the Governors, the Executive Governor of Imo State, Hon Emeka Ihedioha described Senator Ekwunife as a woman of indomitable spirit and a dependable ally. He noted that Senator Ekwunife’s honesty, integrity and strongwill distinguish her as a proponent of good causes and a formidable opponent in any contest.
On his part, the former Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Mr Peter Obi while eulogizing Senator Ekwunife described her as a performer whose political antecedents remains impressive. He urged the people to always pray for elected officials to use the public resources entrusted on them for public good.
Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife (Okwadike), a former Governor of Anambra State who spoke shortly before Obi described the celebrant, Senator Uche Ekwunife as woman of character and substance. Ezeife admist the cheers of the excited crowd appreciated Ekwunife for allowing God to use her for the good of the people.
Goodwill messages were also delivered by the National Assembly members and other distinguished guests present.
Present at the event were Rt. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor; Hon Emeka Ihedioha, Governor of Imo State; Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sokoto State Governor; the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki; Ahamdu Fintri, the Governor of Adamawa State; Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege; Minority Leader of the House of Reps, Hon Ndudi Elumelu; Former Governors of Anambra State, His Excellencies, Mr Peter Obi and Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife; the Deputy Governors of Ondo and Imo State, Agboola Ajayi and Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona; Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of State Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uche Ogah; the Secretary to the Government of Anambra State and Ebonyi State, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu and Dr. Kenneth Ugballa; Former Governor of Abia State, Senator T.A Orji; the Clerk of the National Assembly, Muhammed Sani Omolori; Former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Kenneth Minimah Rtd; Senators and Honorable Members of the National Assembly; Obi Gibson Nwosu, the Tradional Ruler of Awka, other Traditional Rulers and many other dignitaries.
Awka, Anambra State.