Founder of Living Faith Church World Wide, better known as Winners’ Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo on Wednesday described Supreme Court’s validation of the election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state as the triumph of “light over darkness.”
The Pentecostal cleric disclosed this at Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom during an interdenominational thanksgiving service held in celebration of the Governor’s victory, stressing that it was the supreme hand of God that made it possible for the apex court to rule in Udom’s favour.
His words, “We are celebrating the victory of light over darkness. What we are celebrating here is the supreme hand of God in the affairs of men. And I also want to say it is important to know why we need to do this. Thanksgiving is a debt we owe for every act of God we experience.
“I want to acknowledge the privilege to be here to share the word of God and also acknowledge at the same time all our governors, past and present, who are here and all top government functionaries who are in this service.
“Let me congratulate the chief host of this special interdenominational thanksgiving service our own governor who has demonstrated gratitude to God since this service began by dancing and singing and celebrating the faithfulness of God.
“I thank God for the chief host for putting this service together to acknowledge the divine intervention in this state,” he stated in the service was attended by Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Ayo Fayose (Ekiti); Nyesom Wike (Rivers); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa).
Also present was the acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus; former Governors of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio; Anambra, Peter Obi; Benue, Gabriel Suswam.