The minister stated this at the thanksgiving and birthday celebration organized and celebrated at St. Gabriel Chaplaincy, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Durumi, Abuja.
While giving his testimony, the former governor of Rivers state narrated how he struggled while growing up from the little money his father made and prayed for a Nigeria, where people would have to struggle less to survive.
He also pledged to assist the poor in the church by donating ten bags of rice every month for the next three years, among other donations.
Also, while eulogising her husband, the wife of the minister, Judith Amaechi expressed her gratitude to God for sparing her husband’s life to the age of 54.
She also noted that she was proud to have witnessed the revolution going on in the rail sector under her husband’s watch and prayed that God will give the minister the ability to do more if given the opportunity to serve again.