In an extremely glorious atmosphere, spiced with the deepest sense of gratitude humanly possible, the family of Mr./Mrs. Itiat Itiat Christopher returned bearing glad tidings of gratitude in heart and a bouncing baby girl in hand, to celebrate God’s faithfulness upon his family.
The occasion doubled as the child Dedication Service of Baby Sparkle (UyaiAbasi) Itiat Itiat and the six years wedding anniversary ceremony of Mr./Mrs. Itiat Itiat.
The event which took place at the Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG) Showers of Blessing Parish, Ndon-Eyo, ONNA had the officiating minister, Pastor Emmanuel Kaananee Kuenee reminded the parents and all worshipers that children are a unique gift from God, admonishing the family to raise Baby Sparkle UyaiAbasi in the fear of God, giving her all the training that will enable her to reach all her God given potentials.
The event witnessed the coming together of family members, colleagues in academia and media enclave, political associates and captains of industry, friends and indeed, exhilarating well-wishers.
Obong (Barr.) Ubong Adiakpan, Chapter Chairman of PDP ONNA led the political class with Mr. Edmund Ufang who was represented by Hon Jephthah Sambo, Supervisor for Works ONNA Executive Council; Mrs. Ekaette Imo Attat, immediate past First Lady ONNA Local Government and other notable political bigwigs from within and outside ONNA in attendance.
Hon. Tony Akpabot, Deputy Leader ONNA Legislative Council; Hon. Edeminam Edeminam, House Leader of ONNA Legislative Council; Hon. Nsikan Akpan, Councillor representing Oniong West 3; Hon. Gabriel Sambo, councillor representing Oniong West 2; Hon. Anietie Ekpa, immediate past councillor representing Awa Ward 6 all made it to the event.
Chief (Hon.) E. Christopher Itiat, the Royal Patriarch of the Itiat Dynasty and Village Head of Ikot Obio Eket led family members and the village community.
Mr. Nsidibe Moses Thompson and Mrs. Irene Sylvester Offiong led the in-laws.Venerable David Udonsek, Pastor (Mrs.) Helen George Umana and Bishop (Dr.) Udofot Idiok and Senior Pastor Sylvester Offiong were in attendance to lend credence to the heavenly inclination.
Eteidung Robinson Inyang, Village Head of the Industrial Village of Ikwe led other Royal fathers to the occasion.
Surveyor Mbuotidem Dick, Architect Ekerete Umoh, Architect Akwaowo Ndiana, and Builder Oto-bong Umana led the Staff of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic.
Mr. Samuel Edem and Deaconess (Mrs.) Christiana Ekpo, Head Teacher Oniong Central School, Ikot Ndudot/Okom led teachers to the dedication/marriage anniversary ceremony.
Hon. Kingsley Johnny and Mr. Henshaw William (Eleco Chairman Coastal Allstars FC ONNA) led the football family in Akwa Ibom State.
Mr. Edet Edet aka jinx breaker, Friday Akpan aka FA Reporters, Comrade Enobong Nsima, Benedict Jackreece and Eshiet Sunday ably represented the Pen Pushers/Online Constituency.
Comrade Itoro Macaulay, Secretary General of Afaha Inang Group of Villages/President, Friends of Otuekong Nse Essien ably led the team to the event and systematically coordinated the storehouse for prompt delivery, distribution and optimum consumption.
Comrade Ayara Johnson, an aluta entity and a stakeholder of FOSON Worldwide perfectly personified the students’ community.
At his residence – venue of the reception – Mr/Mrs. Itiat Itiat thanked God for His mercies and appreciated all who supported them in donations, prayers, advice and of course those who carved out time from their schedule to attend the occasion with love. He prayed God’s inundated blessings on all who contributed to the success of the occasion.