Chairman Rivers State Civil Service Commission, Sir Ngo Martyns Yellowe has called for prayers for the State.
Sir Martyns-Yellowe made the call recently at the annual Thanksgiving/Dedication programme of the Commission.
He stressed that despite the lean resources of the Commission that they can still do things.
Sir Martyns-Yellowe thanked God for the safe release of our DFA Chief Emmanuel Eche who was kidnapped and urged them to pray that this ill wind in the State should go away he added.
Also speaking, Commissioner IV Hon. Prince N. Melubari said as Christians “we must defend their faith, he pointed out that our lives must be a living testimony.”
In his sermon, Pastor Cletus Desmond said thanksgiving is showing appreciation for something done to you, according to him, thanksgiving is a mother of do more.
Pastor Desmond said that “we all owe God appreciation” adding that our being alive is worth praising Lord.
He urged them to look away from their problems and look upon God for His Salvation.
In his remarks the Permanent Secretary of the Commission, Mr. Nwikpasi said our prayers to God served as things we should take home as it affects our daily operations in our offices.
He said “the destiny of people lies on our desk as we work every day,” he pointed out that “we should extend this fellowship on our individual desk.”
Dignities at the occasion include Mrs. Comfort Iragonima Permanent Secretary Ministry of Employment who was also the special guest of honour.