By Ihechinyere Chigemeri-Uwom
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Sunday reassured the people of Abia of his dedication to the task of rebuilding the state for sustainable development.
This is contained in a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Chief Onyebuchi Ememanka, made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Umuahia.
Ikpeazu said that Abia was on a journey to a destination of rediscovery, adding that the government would not relent in evolving programmes and policies that would boost its development.
He commended the people of Abia for their perseverance and support, saying that the government would remain relentless in its bid to improve the well-being of the citizens.
Ikpeazu urged the people of Abia to brace for better days ahead and draw inspiration from significance of the Easter celebration.
He described Easter celebration as an event that was synonymous with fresh hopes and a brighter tomorrow, noting that it ought to be a period of reflection for the people of Abia.
“Easter signifies the victory of light over darkness, of life over death, and of hope over despair.”
“The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead after three days bears a message that forms the foundation of our Christian faith and for us in Abia State, it is a clear indication that after darkness comes a glorious dawn,” he said.
Ikpeazu prayed God to bless the people of Abia and make the Easter celebration to be a season filled with the blessings of God Almighty for everyone. (NAN)