Umahi said this during the 2021 harvest, thanksgiving and bazaar of the Mbaka’s Adoration held on Sunday, October 24, 2021 in Enugu.
Umahi also said that the Southeast governors, Ohaneze Ndigbo and other important persons in the zone are making efforts for Nnamdi Kanu to be released from detention as soon as possible.
He used the opportunity to plead with Father Mbaka not to say anything against Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari when he visits the Southeast.
Umahi also donated thirty million Naira (₦30 million), 200 yams and 100 bags of rice during the thanksgiving service.
He advised Nigerian leaders to provide good governance to the masses who elected them.
“Let me assure that every aspect of the concerns of our Youths, our elders, our women, we have articulated them and we will engage with the center to address those demands.
“We need peace in South East, we believe that this Adoration ground would provide solutions to all our problems in Jesus name.
“We have been making efforts together with Governors of the South East, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and Stakeholders to ensure that our brother Nnamdi Kanu is released as soon as possible.”
In his speech, Father Ejike Mbaka commended Governor Umahi for the unprecedented infrastructural transformation of Ebonyi State under his watch.
“We welcome His Excellency and Her Excellency, Engineer and High Apostle Dave Umahi who has turned Ebonyi into a contemporary Dubai of Africa. Behind every successful man, there is a secret woman of virtue so I ask His Excellency to hold unto that beautiful woman.
Reverend Father Mbaka commended Governor Umahi for the donation of the King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu to the Catholic Church and prayed to God to continue to bless him.
“Last few weeks ago, I heard that this Governor here, Apostle Umahi handed the key of a University to the Church, the Catholic Church. You have done something that heaven is shaking.
“I want to appreciate you, on-behalf of the Adoration Family and the Mother Church, we thank you, God bless you.
“Governor Umahi is a very secret sower, if you follow him without sowing, he will be succeeding and you will be decreasing.
“This is the best Governor Ebonyi ever had, if you doubt it go to Ebonyi.
“The easiest and fastest way to connect with God is to invest in Virgin Ministries such as this.”
Apart from Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Umahi’s Deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe, the Chief Judge, Justice Elvis Ngene, and the full compliments of the State Executive Council and Government Functionaries, other dignitaries were also present at the occasion.