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Erstwhile Senate leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba has built a 1,000 capacity Roman Catholic church in Akparabong, his hometown in Cross River state in fulfillment of his promise to God for making him successful.
At the dedication ceremony, Ndoma-Egba, who represented Cross River Central at the Senate from 2003 to 2015, said he built the church to fulfill the promise he made to God at the age of 11, adding that the Church project was kicked off in 2003.
His words: “Growing up, I made a promise to God to build Him a church if He made me a man. He made me a man ages ago but He has thankfully been patient with me to this day.
“Mercifully, I am now able, with the help of my supportive wife, to now keep my side of the bargain. Not only is the church we have been building since 2003 now ready, Akparabong my hometown where the church is located is now a full-fledged parish.”
Ndoma-Egba is the chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). He was a three-term senator, representing.
Catholic archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, led a retinue of clergymen to dedicate the new church called Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish.
Onaiyekan said the church should be a sign of the goodness of God so that anybody who sees it will say “this is how God’s community should be”.
He said the Church should also be a sign of the goodness of God so that anybody who has seen the Church will say this is how God’s community should be.
The cardinal enjoined Christians to live by faith and charity, and also used the occasion to pray for peace and prosperity in Nigeria.