Posted by News Express | 4 August 2017 | 1,456 times
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged Nigerians to partner with government in its developmental strides and continuously pray to God to heal the country.
Speaking during the funeral service of Late Pa. Godwin Azubuike Unini (JP), on Friday in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area, Senator Okowa said there was need for Nigerians to partner with government for a better nation.
Pa. Unini is the Father of Sir Byron Unini, the State Secretary Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).
He stated that his administration was working very hard to provide prosperity for all Deltans stressing that Nigerians need to be educated on the state of the economy to enable them understand the situation of things in the nation and support government for improved economy.
According to him, “Nigerians do not understand where we are as a country, until we begin to realise that there is famine in the land and our role as Christians is to pray for the healing of the land. l sympathise with us because there is pain in every family, the recession is affecting all even at the state level, we should pray for God to heal our land.
“As a state we are doing our best to impact positively on the lives of Deltans despite the fact that our resources have dropped drastically, it is not an easy path that government is passing through but we need your support to successfully accomplish our vision of prosperity for all Deltans.”
Earlier, the Bishop of the Diocese of Asaba, Rev. Justin Mogekwu, in his sermon explained that burial ceremonies are an opportunity for the living to reflect on how they have been living their lives and wasted God given privileges given.
He commended the diseased for his commitment to education and Christian values which he inculcated on his children.
Government functionaries, important Personalities within and outside the state attended the ceremony. The Late Pa Unini was aged 87.
•Photo shows, from right; Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa; State PDP Chairman, Barr. Kingsley Esiso; Chief Ighoyota Amori; Senator Emmanuel Aguariawodo and Chief Nkem Ukuofu, during the funeral service of Late Pa Godwin Unini at Ubulu-uku, Aniocha South LGA.
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