The Ecumenical Apostolic Church, Virginia USA will on April 26, honour five Nigerian state governors and the General Overseer of Synagogue Church of all Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Joshua as well as the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbenedion with the Global Award of Excellence.
A release by the co-ordinator of the US-based church in South-South Nigeria, Bishop Nmalagu Greatman, on behalf of Presiding Archbishop John Johnston, said the ceremony would take place at God Worshippers Assembly along Amai Road, Obiaruku, headquarters of Ukwua-ni local government area of Delta State at 10.00 a.m.
The release listed the selected governors include Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State and Chief Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State.
Others include the immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi and his Bayelsa State counterpart, Timipre Sylva.
The statement said the award was approved at the Biennual Bishops Conference held at Lanexa Virgina, USA on December 28, 2013, adding that the nominees were recommended to the Board by the South South Nigeria Regional Chapter Co-ordinator, Bishop Greatman.