|L-R: Johnson Ebekpo and Eyo Oku leading the thanksgiving procession in Calabar City Church on Sunday (credit: Calabar City Church)|
2 December 2019
CALABAR —Cross River Economic Summit Organisation CRESO, Sunday paid a visit to Calabar City Church to express appreciation to God for the economic year NEGROIDHAVEN can say authoritatively.
While addressing the congregation of the church, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees Surveyor Eyo Oku disclosed that his organisation was there to thank God and seek the earnest prayers of believers.
According to Surv. Oku, every great people has a spiritual leader. As such, CRESO as a corporate entity will have her priest. His words, ‘As CRESO we have all agreed that this is CRESO’s church. CRESO is an entity, and the church that I am standing here will be the priest for CRESO.
‘For every great people they must have a priest, Moses had a priest in Aaron. He only led the people, while Aaron prayed for Moses. Today, Pastor Tony will stand as our priest in CRESO and he will hold us together and pray for CRESO. As CRESO will be moving forward in its ministry, for CRESO is a ministry, the church will move forward.
Highpoint of the thanksgiving service saw the church praying about CRESO, and what she represent.
Cross River Economic Summit Organisation is a collaborative model between the private and public sector operating within the sub-national entity called Cross River State whose mission is to enter into partnership with the Cross River State Government and other corporate organisations to boost investments, production and industrialisation of major contributors to the state’s gross domestic product (GDP) through innovation, research, policy dialogue and advocacy. CRESO envisions herself as the enabler of prosperity in the state and beyond.