SPECIAL Assistant, Media, to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, has expressed appreciation to everyone who played various roles towards the successful public presentation of his book, The Experience.
The Experience, Egugbo’s latest book, was launched at a well-attended ceremony on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 in the Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, Delta State.
The author also thanked God for using people of goodwill to make the public unveiling of the book a huge success.
Specifically, Egugbo thanked the Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for providing the enabling environment for Deltans to harness their potentials.
The statement reads: “Appreciation!
“I, Comrade Fidelis Egugbo, on behalf of my family, thank God for the events of the past few days, including the successful presentation of the book, “The Experience” and the wonderful celebration of my birthday.
I am grateful to the Governor of Delta State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for providing the enabling environment for Deltans to discover their potentials, which made it possible for “The Experience” to be a reality.
My sincere thanks goes also to the youthful Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and the focused former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, who sent high-powered delegations to the public presentation of the book.
Naturally, it will not be easy to mention names of all those who contributed to the success of the book presentation bearing in mind that Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba was filled to capacity and spilled over that day but permit me to thank the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Barr. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, former Deputy Governor of Delta State, Chief Benjamin Elue, distinguished Senator James Manager, Minority Leader, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Chief Dele Omenogor (Odogwu Adi Ebuo) and the Commissioner for Finance, Delta State, Chief Fidelis Tilije whose personal presence at the event contributed in several ways to make the event complete.
And, to Rt. Hon. Uche Onyeagucha, Comrade Chibuike Onyeuku, Chief Jimmy Ibe, the Deputy Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Ahmed Mohammed and Hon. Moses Okafor, I say thank you.
To the Deputy Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon.Ochor Christopher Ochor, the member representing my Constituency (Ndokwa West) in the Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Charles Emetulu (Oshishi di ni okpulu anagba ajor esu), the Secretary to Delta State Government, Chief Patrick Ukah, the King of Okpanam Kingdom, HRM Michael Mbanefo Ogbolu, Delta State information boss, Mr Charles Aniagwu, Chief and Chief (Mrs) Chika Ossai, Dr. Barry Gbe, Bishop Greatman Nmalagu, Very Rev. Fr. John Konyeke, Mrs Joy Obiosa (Mama Ndokwa), Hon. Joshua Opia, Olorogun (Barr.) Fred Majemite, Senator Emmanuel Aguariavwado, Chief James Augoye, Chief Godwill Obielum, Hon. (Barr.) Sam Osasa, Chief Isaac Onyesom (Omenosa!), Pharm. and Mrs Paul Enebeli, Chief Abel Esievo, Barr. Ejaife Odebala, Chief Monday Onyeme (Odoziani!), Chief Christopher Osisike, Dr. Chuks Ochonogor, Chief Henry Okechukwu, Rev. Godspower Agbuduta, Ogbuefi Lucky Okuji, Chief Tony Enuma, Dr. (Pharm.) Nelson Ejakpovi, Mr Nelson Inalu, Hon. Austine Ayemedejor, Hon. Aneke Ifemeni, Hon. Uche Uraih, Ogbueshi Pascal Onuku, Sir Carl Nwawolo, Sir Eddy Ogidi-Gbegbaje, Mr Paul Osahon, Mr Jackson Ekwugum, Mr Raymond Mgbakor, Prince Mike Oputa, Hon. Emmanuel Udorah, Barr. Emmanuel Egri-Okwaji, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Mr and Mrs Alex Oditah, Mr Sunny David, Mr Emmanuel Enebeli, Mr Nelson Egware, Comrade Hope George, Barr. and Mrs Charles Ochonogor, Major Babs Agali (rtd), Dr. Kemi Emina, Hon. Innocent Ojefia, Mr Amaechi Udemba, Miss Lilly Okolugbo, Mr Etolor Anslem, Barr. Amudo Charlson, Mr and Mrs Fred Enyadike, Mr T. Matu, Comrade Alexander Osademe, Kingsley Dike, Ruth Ndudi Peters, Nneka Ozegbe, Gloria Okenne-Oteri, Nelson Ochem, Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Ute, Pastor Powell Tos Ojogho, Mr and Mrs Dantes Odogwu, Mrs R.N. Eboh, Victory Ukeredi, Sir Cyprian Eboagwu, Comrade Albert Ograka, Mr T. Bayoko, Mr Louis Uzu, Dr. Alex Ighoro, Hon. Monday Akpobasa, Elizabeth Chukwuedo, Mr Augustine Julius, Ugochukwu Okenne, Oge Ugbeleme, Ekene Enebeli, members of Aneke Foundation that added colour to the event, I say, thank you.
Mr Anino Tetsola, Okwa Patrick Egugbo, Mrs Kate Aduhor, Sir P.K. Chukurah, Lady May Inije, Hon. Kingsley Egugbo, Mr Sam Ijeh, Pastor Kennedy Bienose, Nwakaego Anthony, Tessy Coker, Cyrian Eboagwu, Festus Nwaomucha, Omata Abednego, Bonaventure Okonkwo, Andrew Ife, Henry Ossai, Obi Ambrose, Mr and Mrs Augustine Egugbo, God bless you.
My wonderful people from The Pointer Newspaper stable led by Mr Monday Uwagwu (my Oga), thank you for the roles you played and are still playing; my colleagues in the Nigeria Union of Journalists – Comrades Omon-Julius Onabu, Austin Ogwuda, Paul Osuyi, Harold Ojji, Goddy Umukoro, Collins Ofuafo, Azu Austin, Ebere Obiakor, Ikenna Amaechi, Ifeanyi Olannye, Matthew Ochei, Festus Ahon, Shedrack Onitsha, David Dai, Chuks Asoya, Magnus Enuji, Chika Opia, Nath Onojake, Enweliku Kent, Omigie Ruth, Joshua Okpanefe, and several others that I may not remember their names, thank you all.
To my people at the Press Unit, Government House, Asaba – Kingsley Kubosu, Johnson Agbaike, Oniovokukor Ogaga, Mirian Nweke, Ejime Udueme, Engr Akatakpo, Emeka Sam Jibunor, Benson Ibobi, Bripin Enarusai, Divine Isioma Geoffrey, Charles Kosipre; I say, thanks a million.
Those who piloted the affairs of the day professionally, Comrades Godfrey Ubaka and Vivian Nkechika, God bless you.
To those who worked tirelessly behind the scene for us to have a successful event, Dr (Barr.) Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe, Chief Christopher Oyemike, Mr Uzo Okoro, Hon. Ufuoma Onovughakpo, Mr Frank Whyte Osabuohien and Miss Grace Jesse, may God reward you for your selfless service.
Steve Nweke, Festus Edoreh, Uche Igba….you guys, naturally, are blessed.
To you all out there, who supported us in various ways for us to have a successful book presentation, it is impossible for me to mention all your names, but my prayer is that God will always give you reasons to celebrate His goodness, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
To those that we may have inadvertently offended in the course of the programme, please do not be offended but forgive us.
For those who need copies of the book, kindly reach on 0803 293 3933.
Once again, thank you and may God Almighty richly bless you.”