It was a moment of thanksgiving and special appreciation to the almighty God by the family of the Deputy Chairman of Bende Local Government Area Hon Chief Promise Uzoma Okoro in Alayi, Bende LGA Abia State.
The Deputy Chairman and his family who also dedicated their daughter Miss Victory Chioma Uzoma said they came to return all the glory unto God for his mercies, faithfulness and grace upon the family.
During the Child Dedication service which held at the Assemblies of God Church Amaokwe-elu Alayi, the district superintendent of Ali-Udo District of the Church Rev Ndukwo Akuma who spoke about the remnant nature of man, advised the couple to train their daughter in the way of the Lord as he said that anybody can become anything great in life.
The celebrant and Deputy Chairman of Bende Local Government Area Hon Chief Promise Uzoma Okoro said his family decided to appreciate God in a special way for his protection towards them for the two years he served Bende people as deputy Chairman of Bende.
The Chairman of the occasion and honourable Commissioner for Trade and Investment in Abia State in his speech Chief John Okiyi Kalu said that God does not abandon those who return the glory back to him, he described the Deputy Chairman of Bende as a good man who decided to thank God in a special unique way for his mercies.
The Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who was represented by the State auditor of the PDP in Abia State Barr Okey Philip Igwe congratulate the Bende Deputy Chairman on their safe arrival of their daughter while praying God to answer all their good prayers.
The Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji who was represented by the Deputy Speaker Rt Hon Ifeanyi Uchendu challenge christians to show gratitude to God at all times, he congratulated the Deputy Chairman and his family for thanking God for what he did for them.
In their separate speeches, the member Representing Bende North at the Abia State House of Assembly Hon Chijioke Chukwu, Commissioner for Basic Education in Abia State Hon Chief Ukwu Rocks Emma, the Chairman Bende Council of Traditional rulers HRH Eze Uwakwe Ukaegbu all prayed God for more grace upon the life of the Bende Deputy Chairman and family.
Dignitries who attended the occasion included the member Representing Umuahia South State Constituency at the Abia State House of Assembly Hon Barr Jerry Uzosike, the Honourable Commissioner for Sports Chief Karibe Ojigwe, Commissioner for Boundary Matters Chief Godwin Ndom, Commissioner Documentation Sir Ugochukwu Emezue, Deputy Chairman of Ohafia Hon Samuel Uduma, Deputy Chairman of Aba South Hon Princess Peace Nwobilo, Deputy Chairman of Isiala Ngwa South Hon Chimereze Nwannkwo, Deputy Chairman of Ukwa West Hon John Ajuzieogu, Deputy Chairman Isiukwuato Hon Mrs Rosemary Odoeme, Deputy Chairman of Umuahia South Hon Mercy Umesi, Deputy Chairman of Arochukwu Hon Cletus Nwankwo, Deputy Chairman of Ugwunagbo Hon Moses Azubuike, Director General of BCA Sir Anyaso Anyaso, the Leader of Bende Legislative Council Hon Acho Udensi and Honourable councilors,State auditor of PDP Chief Gabriel Okereke Elendu, a member of the PDP State Exco Mr Chris Kanu, an Ex officio member of the PDP in Abia State Hon Nduaka Nworisara, the PDP Chairman in Bende Chief Dike C Dike and his executives, High Powered delegation from Uche Ndi Abia Youth Assembly, the Pastors of Assemblies of God Church Afaraukwu 1 Rev Prince Okorie and Assemblies of God Worship Center Rev Solution Nmerigini, Ward Chairmen, Youth leaders, women Leaders, Amaokwe Elu Alayi community women, family members friends and we’ll wishers of the Deputy Chairman of Bende, among others.
The Guest Artist, Prince Gozie Okeke (Akanchawa) performed at the occasion.