The executive chairman of Abakaliki Local Government Council, Hon. Ebere Nwogba has officially began work with prayer submit and assured to lead in the fear of God through out his administration to take the council to the enviable height.
Nwogba who assumed office yesterday with prayer submit by the catholic priest in charge of St. Michael Parish Abaja, Rev. Father Alexander Eze in the Council headquarters Nkaliki, said every successful leadership comes from God.
Speaking during the submit, the council boss noted he decided to start with God for the smooth running of his adminstration as one with God is majority.
According to him “Like the saying goes that one with God is majority, any foundation led in God is always a solid one and I have decided to anchor this leadership in God”
“We dedicated this council to God because wherever there is God’s presence all you will be seeing is positive things and the essence of making this prayer is unquantifiable”
The Council Chairman who anticipated to navigated all troubled areas and ensure that his administration at the end recorded positive results said his predecessors has done his best and reiterated his desire and readiness to surpass him.
“With God I can achieve all I want to achieve, with God through the help of humanity I can achieve all my desires”
He expressed his avowed determination to touch the lives of his people positively, noting the condition of the people living in the rural areas are very pathetic and vowed to change the ugly narratives, added that his priorities is to unite Abakaliki people and embark on rural and human development.
The council boss also appreciated people of the council for turning out Massively to support him and prayed God to bless them richly.
He used the occasion and appointed Mr. Chukwuka Odom as his special assistant and Comrade Isaac Nwankwegu as personal assistant.
Earlier, the priest in charge of St. Michael Parish Agbaja Unuphu in Abakaliki Local Government Area Rev. Father Alexander Eze urged Christians to always acknowledge God first in all their endeavors and enjoined the council chairman to represent his people effectively especially those in the rural areas as well as strive to create a massive change and legacies that he would be remembered for when he bows out of office.
He further pointed out the need for the chairman to be prayerful and seek the advise of the people of the council always and embraced human relationship by making selfless services among the people.
The cleric who enjoined the people of the council to deep themselves in God, tasked them to avoid act capable of jeopardizing their lives while charging them to live up to their expectations in any opportunity given to them thereby making positive contributions and avoid be selfish but work in unionism for the overall development of the coucil.
On his part, the APC chairman in Abakaliki Local Government Area Mr. Paulinus Attam and leader of Abakaliki legislative council Hon. Nicodemus Umayi congratulated the chairman for taking such bold step and assured of their unwavering support to him towards actualizing the success of his adminstration while expressing hope that his adminstration would take the council to the grater height.
The event attracted stakeholders in the council including the special assistant to the Governor on road maintenance Hon. Benedict Nwovu, the member representing Abakaliki South Constituency in the State house of Assembly Deacon Joseph Ununu, the general manager of Ebonyi rice world Mr. Ifeanyi Mbam among others.