The Chairman, Ebonyi State House of Assembly Service Commission, Deaconess Roseline Obasi Nwode has described Christmas as a period when Christians share with the less privileged in appreciating the love for Christ birth.
According to her, Christmas is meant for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ which signifies the emancipation of humanity from the holds of the devil, thereby, giving us salvation.
In her Christmas message, Mrs. Nwode maintained that Ebonyi State struggled for years to get freedom and again scrambled for development for decades before God sent an Achiever, Engr. David Umahi to perfect ways for development and transformation of the state which led to him been awarded the best performing Governor in the country.
She extolled the state Governor for replicating the love of Christ by touching, transforming and upgrading the state of Ebonyi and its people through his numerous human capital and infrastructural developments.
Deaconess Nwode commended the wife of the state Governor, Her Excellency, Deaconess Rachael Umahi for being the stronger ally in the developmental quest of the state Governor.
She added that her role really depicted the real woman behind a successful man and that the succor to families, women and children could be likened to the feedings of the multitude in the wilderness by Jesus Christ.
She equally commended the Speaker Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, the Deputy and other Honourable members for the legislative excellence which ensured unprecedented achievements recorded in the state.
Other members of the Commission, Hon. Nkama Nkama Ude, Hon. Francis Nwogbaga, Barr. Leonard Alegu and the Secretary of the Commission, Mr. Luis Uguru, all pledged their loyalty and support to Governor Umahi’s programmes and policies which are tailored towards full development of the state.
The Commission members prayed that God would continue to grant Governor Umahi that Christ-like life that is guided by the fruits of the spirit.