Thanksgiving: Jarigbe Says What He Has Done So Far Is A Tip Of An Iceberg

By Elijah UganiĀ 

The senator representing Cross River Northern Senatorial District, Sen Jarigbe Agom has stated that what his constituents has seen in terms of projects execution in Northern Senatorial District of Cross River State, is a tip an iceberg and assured them to expect more in the coming days.

Jarigbe made the disclosure during the thanksgiving mass held in honor at St Benedict Cathedral, Ogoja Local Government Area today 31st March 2024.

In his words “My heart overflows with gratitude and humility on this memorable day of our thanksgiving. Our victory in the recent general elections, against formidable odds, is not merely a personal triumph but a collective achievement of unwavering determination and unyielding support. What you have seen in terms of projects execution is just a tip of an iceberg compared to what lies ahead of us.

“To my constituents of Cross River North Senatorial District, your faith in me, your overwhelming support, and your resolute determination to see change have propelled us to this historic moment. Your voices, your votes, and unwavering belief in a better future have spoken volumes, and I am deeply honored to have earned your trust. Rest assured, I carry your aspirations with me to the hallowed halls of the senate, and I pledge to serve you with utmost dedication, integrity and passion.

“To the dignitaries and guests gathered here today, your presence signifies not only your support but also your commitment to the democratic process. Your encouragement and endorsement have bolstered our campaign and lent credibility to our cause. I extend my heartfelt appreciation for your solidarity.

“In a special way, I want to express my profound gratitude to those who worked tirelessly behind the scenes, whose dedication often goes unnoticed but whose contributions are invaluable. From the church, campaign volunteers to party officials, from grassroots organizers to community leaders, each of you has played an indispensable role in our journey to victory. Your sacrifices have not gone unnoticed, and I am forever indebted to your selfless service.

“In conclusion, I must acknowledge the incumbent Governor of our state, who despite the intensity of our competition, has conducted himself with dignity and respect as he governs the state. Our democracy thrives on robust debate and healthy competition, and I am grateful for the opportunity to engage in such a spirited contest.

“As we gather here today to celebrate our triumph, let us not forget that our work has only just commenced. The challenges ahead are gargantuan, but so too is our resolve to overcome them. Together, let us build a future that is brighter, more prosperous and more inclusive for all”.

The thanksgiving mass which was attended by senators, House of Representatives members, leaders of the PDP, industry players, traditional rulers, religious leaders and constituents.

The lawmaker made a donation of 10M to support the ongoing renovation work at St Benedict’s Cathedral Ogoja, and 2M to support the Christian Women Organization CWO.

The Senate President, Sen Godswill Akpabio, made a donation of 50M through Sen Jarigbe Agom, to support the building of the new cathedral that is already under construction.

On his part, Bishop Donatus Edet Akpan, commended senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, who he addressed as his spiritual son, having recognized the source of his victory and reminded all that power and all authorities comes from God.

The Bishop noted that so some of those that God came through for them, did not deem it necessary to return to God in thanksgiving.

He used the opportunity to encourage Sen Jarigbe Agom, to continue to serve his people with sincerity of purpose.


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