By Joe Favour/Ughelli
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly and PDP Gubernatorial Candidate in the 2023 general elections, Rt. Hon.( Elder) Sheriff Francis Orohwedor Oborevwori, has expressed deepest sympathy on the demise of Archbishop Christian Aggrey Ovwoma Apena.
In a Press Statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Dennis Otu, the Speaker with grief in his heart but with total submission to the will of God, condoled the Apena family, Christian community and the Isoko nation on the passing away of Archbishop Apena.
The State PDP Governorship Candidate remarked that; ” The transition to eternal glory of Archbishop Apena, founder of Bethseda Gospel Mission International, is an irreparable loss of a man of God I consider a General in God’s Army. ”
The Speaker who is also the Deputy Chairman of Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, extolled the many virtues of Archbishop Apena.
According to him; “As a pioneer Archbishop in the Pentecostal church in Delta State, Archbishop Apena’s administrative skills and erudition was second to none.
“His profound commitment to the Christian community and his unquantified zeal for the development of the Isoko nation and the State in general knew no bound.”
He enjoined the family to preserve his legacy of love for God and service for humanity, just as he prayed for the repose of late Archbishop Apena.