Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Uyo Council Boss Commends Efforts Of Nigerian Armed Forces

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The Executive Chairman, Uyo Local Government Area, Dr. Uwemedimo Udo alongside his wife, Mrs. Akaninyene Uwemedimo and the Vice Chairman, Pst. Sylvia Ekong attended an Interdenominational Christian Worship of “2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration at Qua Iboe Church, Oku Township Superintendency, 112 Ikot Ekpene Road, Uyo.

Speaking, Rev (Dr.) Iniobong Udoh, Superintendent of Qua Iboe Church, Oku Township Superintendency, drew his message from the book of Genesis 12:1-3 titled “Get Ready for an Encounter”.

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He urged Christians, Uyo Local Government and Akwa Ibom State to get prepared for a divine and supernatural encounter with God in the year 2021.

He assured the congregation that as Christians they will encounter God in a supernatural way which will break generational curses in their lives, reverse every untimely death in their families and make them live a relevant life.

In his remarks, the Executive Chairman of Uyo, Dr. Uwemedimo Udo commended members of the armed forces especially those in the fore-front of battle in areas taken by insurgents for their gallantry.

He used the opportunity to renew his call for indigenes and residents of Uyo local government area to remain in peace with one another to ensure that the sacrifices of the gallant soldiers are not in vain.

The event featured Intercessory Prayers for Uyo Local Government Area and Akwa Ibom State, prayer for the Chairman and Uyo Local Government Council officials and prayer for the Armed Forces, Nigerian Legion and Families of the fallen heroes.

In attendance were the Chairman, Akwa Ibom State Local Government Service Commission/ Local Government Pensions Board, Rt. Hon. Monday Eyo, Leader of Uyo Legislative Council, Hon. Ubong Effiong and Councillors, Uyo Council Secretary, Mr. Ubong Udofia, Head of Uyo Local Government Service, Elder Godwin Affia, Directors, Chairman Nigerian Legion, Uyo Local Government Chapter, Retired Major Iniodu D. Iniodu, Legionnaires, Staff of Uyo Local Government Council led by NULGE Chairman in Uyo, Comrade Mfon Usoro, Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Akwa Ibom State Council, Comrade Amos Etuk, PDP Chairman, Uyo Local Government Chapter, Hon. Enefiok Udofia.

Also in attendance were former Uyo Council Chairmen, Hon. Christopher Udofia and Hon. (Dr.) Christopher Nyong and Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, Hon. (Prince) Bassey Inwang, among others.

Credit: Itoro-Iniobong Etas

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