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UDUAGHAN   At 60:Sultan, Kukah,  others Charge Leaders to Live Exemplary Life

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Chief Olu Falae (left) congratulating Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State shortly after the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini
Chief Olu Falae (left) congratulating Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State shortly after the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini
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Prominent Nigerians have charged leaders in the country to live exemplary lives  and continue to dialogue so as to seek solutions to the nation's problems.

Sultan of Sokoto,  His Eminence, Alhaji Mohammed Sa'ad Abubakar III, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, Bishop Hassan Matthew Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Professor Benjamin Okaba, Chief Olu Falae gave this charge yesterday [21-10-14] at a Birthday lecture to mark the 60 th  Birthday anniversary of the Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan,  in Asaba.

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan in his remarks called on leaders in all spheres of life to live exemplary lives worthy of emulation by their followers and other Nigerians reminding them that “when leaders show  good example to their followers, their followers will follow suit, this the challenge we have as leaders, what are you telling your followers, what examples are you showing to them”.

While calling on leaders to do more to enhance the living conditions of their followers, he admonished the followers to be patient and support of their leaders for the good of the nation.

Dr. Uduaghan called for continuing dialogue on the issues that propagate anger in the society, stressing that the more we discuss these issues, the more we are able to manage them and the anger they generate.

The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Mohammed Sa'ad Abubakar III in his address said that leadership was a trust from God and was all about service to the   people stressing that all leaders would account for their actions  to God Almighty and to the people who elected them to serve.

He charged Nigerians to continue to dialogue on issues that affect the nation  and seek reconciliation  stating that “ a forum like this brings us together to talk to one another as Nigerians on issues that affect us all, it brings us as Christians, moslems, northerners and southerners to talk about some home truth about our nation, Nigeria”

“Why wouldn't people be angry when they feel things are not going right in the country, why do we still have insecurity in the country? People are hiding from the truth and giving it all sort of colouration, I wish to remind you that insecurity affect us all whether Christians or muslim, northerner or southerner, we have to dialogue with ourselves and seek solution to this problem to have peace”, Alhaji Abubakar III said.

He commended Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan for organising the lecture giving its importance and relevance to today's Nigeria's reality and called for continuous communication with one another so as to seek solution to our problems.

Bishop Hassan Kukah and Prof.Benjamin Okaba who were the guest lecturers and spoke on the theme “Anger Management” charged Nigerians to learn to manage their anger and use it positively. They called for tolerance among the people so that the country would prosper.

Bishop Kukah advocated for today's children to be taught anger management in school and how to tolerate one another and dialogue with themselves so as to engender love and unity.

Chief Olu Falae, one of the discussant at the lecture, said that anger can be positively managed to bring about progress in the society.

The lecture was attended by members of the National and State Houses of Assembly, traditional rulers, clergy and top government officials and other eminent deltans.

PRESS UNIT
GOVERNMENT HOUSE, ASABA
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Chief Olu Falae (left) congratulating Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State shortly after the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (2nd right) his Deputy, Prof. Amos Utuama (left) and the Commissioner for Information, Barr. Chike Ogeh (right) welcoming the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III on arrival to the venue of the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

Chief Olu Falae (left) congratulating Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State shortly after the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

Chief Olu Falae (left) congratulating Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State shortly after the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III (left) congratulating Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State shortly after the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (middle) and Barr. Chike Ogeh (right) welcoming the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III on arrival to the venue of the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State (middle) and Barr. Chike Ogeh (right) welcoming the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III on arrival to the venue of the 60th birthday lecture for the governor held in Asaba yesterday. Photo: Henry Unini

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