Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau state said His Government is Proud of ECWA Church especially ECWA LCB Angwan Rukuba for Raising a Humble member as the Speaker of the Plateau state House of Assembly, Right Honourable Joshua Izang Madaki, Lalong made the comment at the ECWA Church Angwan Rukuba during the Church’s Annual 2018 Annual Harvest and Thanksgiving Service, He said that with the Speaker coming on board, he has help in stabilizing government, Lalong was represented by the Commissioner of Minerals Development, Hon. Ezekiel Daju. who also requested for prayers from the Church especially during and after the forthcoming General elections, he decried the spreading of fake news like wild fire in the country, Lalong caution believers to desist from such act. The rescue administration is injecting 2.6 Billion Naira monthly through payment of salaries and that have ripple effect on the state’s economy, Payment of salaries will continue to remain my topmost priority. Earlier in his welcoming address, Pastor in charge of the Church, Godfrey G. Gyangson appreciates God and the guest for honouring their invitation, he said that the church need to be plastered, floored, and roof, but 85 percent of the congregation are the students of the University of Jos and other Institutions who are unemployed, thank God for the Governor who is rescuing workers through payment of salaries as when due.
In his homily, Reverend Charles Izang of ECWA Church New GRA, said thanksgiving is a testimony, he took his reading from the book of Psalms 56:12,Pastor Charlse pointed out that, there are Thanksgiving that can be accepted by the Church but can be rejected by God because it is not in proportion with what God bless you, According to Psalmist, I am under vow not to the man but to God, I will present my offering to you, He also read from the books of first Samuel 1:11,Deutronomy 8:10-18 .Any man whose source is man is finish but any man that his source is God will surely succed.Chairman of the Planning committee, Right Honourable Joshua Izang Madaki,Speaker Plateau state House of Assembly, said the whole idea behind the programme is for them as a church to show appreciation to God for his faithfulness, he described the Thanksgiving as a huge success, the event was attended by Members of the state house of Assembly, Commissioners, Head of Service among others, Songs rendition was presented by Solomon Damulak, Rita Dades, The Church’s Choir, Women Fellowship as well as Youth Band
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