By Celestine Afokobah
The Derector General and the Co-ordinator of the Teachers Professional Development Centre, Delta State, Dr Anthony Dibashi has admonished both Christans and non Christians to always thank God for whatever he has done for them here on earth.
This charge was made during the Thanksgiving Service held at St. Charles’ Borromeo Catholic Church Boji-Boji Owa, in appreciation of his appointment as the Director General and Co-ordinator of Teachers Professional Development Centre, by the amiable Governor of Delta State, Senator, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, when fielding questions from newsmen.
According to the Director General, ” I saw it as a necessity to do the Thanksgiving because God is always very pleased and willing to do more when we show appreciation”.
He also used the opportunity to thank the Governor for finding him worthy for the appointment, adding that he was surprised when he was called to collect his appointment letter as Director General and Cor-ordinator of TPDC, which is an institution established for training and re-training of teachers in both primary and secondary education across the State to enhance their productivity.
Dr Dibashi, in company of his family, friends and well wishers attended the Thanksgiving service at St. Charles’ Borromeo Owa, in Ika North-East LGA of Delta State, described the thanksgiving as a veritable tool for promotion.
The Thanksgiving Service was witnessed by prominent Deltans like the Hon. Commissioner of Basic and Secondary Education, Chief Patrick Ukah, Prof. Andy Egwunyenga, Vice Chancellor, Delta State University Abraka, Hon. Princess Pat Ajudua Esq., Chief Whip DTHA, DR Anthony Kifordu, Senior Lecturer DELSU, Asaba Campus amongst other dignitaries that graced the occasion.
The high point of the Thanksgiving was reception at the Country home of Chief Dr. Dibashi in Agbor, Delta State.