Maduako Igbokwe l Saturday, January 7, 2023
UMUAHIA, Nigeria – Abia state governorship flag bearer of APGA for the 2023 general election Prof Gregory Ibe has described Rev Dr Uma Ukpai as God’s unique gift to the world in general and extra ordinary blessing to the Nigerian nation in particular.
Speaking to newsmen at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, on the heels of the 77 birthday celebration of Rev Dr Uma Ukpai, Prof Ibe said that Abia is divinely favoured to be the home state of the renowned cleric.
While felicitating Rev Ukpai on the milestone attainment of 77 years, Prof Ibe prayed God to strengthen him and effectively deploy his ministry and immense spiritual gifts in championing the deliverance of Abia state from shackles of underdevelopment.
According to Prof Ibe,”I want to wish our Daddy Rev Dr Uma Ukpai happy birthday as he celebrates his 77 birthday. Indeed he remains a unique gift to world and an extra ordinary blessing to the Nigerian nation, and we are particularly proud that he hails from Abia state”.
“It is our prayer that God strengthens him with renewed vigour and vitality while effectively deploying his ministry and immense spiritual gifts in championing the total deliverance of Abia from the forces of underdevelopment that have continued to hinder progress in our state”.
Rev Dr Uma Ukpai is an international evangelist and founder of Uma Ukpai Polytechnic who was born in Asaga-Ohafia, Abia state on 7 January 1945.