June 7, 2024

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Philip Shaibu thankful for 7 years as Dep Gov, says ‘God is taking me somewhere’

EDO State deputy governor Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu has dedicated his seven years as the Number 2 citizen of the state to God, even as he expresses gratitude to Edo people for giving him the opportunity to serve.
Shaibu shared these sentiments on Sunday at a colourful harvest and thanks-giving celebration at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Airport Road, Benin City.
Chief press secretary (CPS) to the Deputy Governor, Mr. Ebomhiana Musa, quotes him as saying: “The last seven years has not been an easy journey, it has been bumppy. However, I am happy and grateful to God, because in all things, He says we should give thanks.”
The Deputy Governor adds: “So, for me, it has been seven years of honour to God, seven years of glory to God, seven years of God’s favour in my life and in my home.
“Looking back, God has preserved my life and I am thankful to Him; with what I have seen from the beginning till now, I must say that God has been merciful.
“In everything I do, I do with the fear of God and with so much commitment. I am happy and excited, to God only be the glory in all I have achieved today and I know He is taking me somewhere.”
Comrade Shaibu says he believes that God has other plans for him because “He knows the end from the beginning and I will continue to glorify Him.
“It has been seven years of peace, seven years of experience, seven years of prosperity, seven years of greatness. I know that the tenure shall end in praises,” he adds.