‘Pray for C’River governor-elect’, NDDC commissioner urges Sisters of South Eastern Province

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The state commissioner of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cross River state, Otuekong Orok Otu Duke has solicited that the Sisters of South Eastern Province use the opportunity of their retreat in the state to pray for the incoming governor, Prince Bassey Edet Otu, Sen. Musa Adede, amongst others leaders for God to give them the ability to move the nation, and state to greater heights NEGROIDHAVEN has confirmed.

Otuekong Duke made this charge while donating food items to the Sisters of the South Eastern Province who are in Calabar for the Vesper Retreat.

Duke called used the opportunity to call on them to continue to pray for the growth, development, security, peace and unity of the nation and state beyond the incoming leaders.

Otuekong Duke who donated 4 bags of 50kg of rice assured them of inclusive support whenever called upon. He maintained that his track record of continued inclusiveness made his work promises regarding, equitable, represenatation and believable.

According to Duke, the food items which comprised of 4 bags of rice is a little token of his support to serve God and humanity. He stressed that the gesture was aimed at joining the sisters in celebrating the festive season and their moments of Retreat in the state.

Speaking after receiving the items, Sister Maria Abang respectively commended the NDDC commissioner Chief Orok Duke for the kind gesture and assured that the gesture will help and therefore reached some of the majority of orphans and less privileged in the province.

Sister Abang further explained that the Vesper Retreat is a spiritual retreat as well as an important break, a few days spent in prayer alone with God. She described it as a time in the presence of God, examining our Christian lives to try to see where we are at and how we can to improve our relationships with God and others.

She prayed God bless everyone abundantly who has contributed one way or the other for the food items.