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Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi was on Wednesday honoured with the Defender the Faith Award by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo was also a recipient of the award alongside Governor Ugwuanyi.
The awards were part of activities lined up for the two-day PFN 16th Biennial Conference, Enugu 2021 which is being held at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu.
Conferring the awards, the newly elected PFN President, Bishop Wale Oke, said the duo had distinguished themselves and dedicated their lives to be the service of the nation.
Oke said that the awards, signed by the outgoing PFN President, Rev. Felix Omobude, were in appreciation of their support and commitment to the faith.
In his remarks, Ugwuanyi congratulated the new PFN president and wished him a successful tenure.
He thanked PFN for choosing the state for its 16th biennial conference and urged it to pray for the peace, security and progress of Enugu State and Nigeria in general.
The event featured ministrations, march-past by delegates from different states, dance and musical renditions as well as prayers against COVID-19, banditry, insurgency, kidnapping among others.
The highlight of the conference was the inauguration of the new executive members of PFN.
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