By Sunday Iduh
Governor Samuel Ortom has acknowledged the contributions of the Member representing Okpokwu State Constituency at the Benue State House of Assembly, Anthony Agom to legislative business in the state.
He stated this Sunday during a thanksgiving service in honour of Agom at St Paul’s Catholic Church Olagbino, Okpoga, Okpokwu Local Government Area of Benue State.
Governor Ortom commended his effective representation to the people which he said has brought stability and added enormous value to the democratic process.
The governor who was represented by his Special Adviser on Lands, Survey and Solid Minerals, Jacob Ogwuche, said he was happy to identify with Agom in his selfless service to the people and prayed to God to strengthen him as he provides more dividends of democracy to his people.
Speaking, Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, who led members of the assembly to grace the occasion, described Agom as one of the strongest pillar he has at the assembly.
He noted the importance of thanksgiving and applauded Agom for expressing gratitude to God and his people for the mandate given to him.
He appealed to the people to re-elect him, in order for him to do more for them.
The Senator representing Benue South Senatorial District, Abba Moro, in a remark encouraged Agom to continue to contribute his quota to the development of the area and pledged his sustained support to the Agom family always.
He promised to complete the church building and all other projects that were started by the late Engr Andrew Agom.
The celebrant, Anthony Agom said he decided to organise the thanksgiving to appreciate God for all the numerous things He has done for him and expressed appreciation to his constituents for their support.
Earlier in a homily, Parish Priest of St Bernard’s Parish, Ugwu, Okpoga, Rev. Fr John Attah, who stressed the need for people to give thanks to God, urged Agom to emulate the good steps of his late uncle, Engr Andrew Agom.