By Ogu Bundu Nwadike, M.A with Aic Akwarandu
The governor-elect of Imo State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, KSC has reiterated his adoption of entire Imo State as his Constituency, restating his committing to upholding fairness, equity and justice in affairs of the State.
Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha made remark in his speech to the congregation at St. Michael’s and All Angels Cathedral, Ife Ezinihitte Mbaise on Saturday, April 6, 2019 during the Victory Thanksgiving Service organized by the Anglican Diocese of Mbaise to celebrate the victory of the governor-elect in the recently concluded general elections.
He thanked the Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Mbaise, Rt. Rev. Chamberlain Ogunedo, all the clerics in the diocese, all the laity groups, youths and everybody that attended the special service, assuring them that as a soldier of Christ, he shall remain a good ambassador of the Anglican Communion.
Describing his victory in the election as a victory for democracy in Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha stressed that it was reassuring that the people of the State in Owerri, Orlu and Okigwe collectively voted for him massively.
Consequently, he promised not disappoint them but rather to sustain his adoption of Imo State as his political constituency and would as much as possible uphold the principles of fairness, equity and justice for all in the State.
The Cathedral was in full capacity with people including Chief Mike Ahamba (SAN), Chief Chinedu Chukwunonye and numerous other family members, friends and associates of the governor-elect.
There were a number of high points at the event including the gift of a Bible from the Christian Fathers Organization of the diocese, choir rendition by some school children etc.