Abia D Gov. Attends Aide’s child dedication ceremony, harps on moral upbringing of the child.


The Abia State Deputy Governor, Engr. Ikechukwu Emetu has described children as divine gift from God, whom parents and caregivers should nurture in a socially acceptable standard and in the fear of God.

Engr. Emetu said this during the child dedication and thanksgiving service of little Miss Eliana Adaeze Oji, daughter of his Personal Assistant(PA), Hon Sunday Pele Oji held at the Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim (Mount of Love) Provincial headquarters, Ezeogbulafor, Umuahia.


Engr. Emetu tasked the celebrant not to deviate from the biblical injunction on moral upbringing of the child but to religiously follow it, so that little Miss Eliana Adaeze Oji will not depart from it, when she is old.

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Earlier in his sermon, the immediate past Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN Abia State chapter, Apostle General Emmanuel Agomoh, reminded the congregation that God will always provide for His people despite the economic situation of the country.

The homilist who touched on the benefits and profits attached with thanking God always, urged the parents of the child to always trust in the Lord.

“It is good to give thanks to God. When you thank God, in reward God will continue to bless you the more”.

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Interacting with our reporter, the father of the dedicated child, Hon Sunday Pele Oji Thanked God for gift of child He blessed them with and appreciated his principal, Engr. Ikechukwu Emetu for gracing the occasion and promised to abide with the advice given to him as it affects the upbringing of his daughter.