Another Lutheran High School slated for Ituk Mbang

A delegation of The Lutheran Church of Nigeria led by the Archbishop, His Grace, The Most Rev. Christian Ekong and Zonal Bishop of Uyo, His Lordship, The Rt. Rev. Sunday Otuno; including their Board went on a courtesy visit on the Paramount Ruler of Uruan  HRM, Edidem Atakpo, (Engr.) E. B. A. Ekanem (JP) over the ceded land and property for the establishment of Lutheran High School in Ituk Mbang Community.
In his address, Archbishop Ekong thanked His Royal Majesty for the opportunity to exercise the capacity given to the church by God. He said that the request to allow the Church to undertake the establishment of the proposed of planting Lutheran High School is a demonstration of a Godly disposition.
Archbishop Ekong stated that, the people of Uruan have demonstrated faith in God by this gesture and assured them of God’s blessings for their sacrifice. His words, “Today, you are sowing in tears, but I assure you, this community and environs will reap with joy” He therefore announced that Lutheran High School will start on the property donated to the Church by the next academic session  September, 2012 with JSS1, JSS II and SS 1.
Archbishop Ekong called on parents to register their wards early enough, harping that, apart from offering sound education to prospective students, qualified people of Ituk Mbang and environs would have an opportunity to work and earn wages in the school.
The Village Head of Ituk Mbang, Eteidiung Uba thanked the Church and prayed for a day the actualization of their long expected dream should come to reality.
In His response, His Royal Majesty, Edidem Ekanem also thanked the Archbishop and the Church for the bold step taken to even say that the school will start come September, 2012. He assured the Church of his commitment and the willingness of the community to help actualize the long over due dream of having a mission secondary school in the community.

With the Lutheran High School, Ituk Mbang commencing September, 2012 this will bring the total number of Lutheran High Schools in Nigeria to four, others being; Lutheran High School, Obot Idim, Lutheran High School, Ikot Obong Edung, Lutheran High School, Uquo and Lutheran High School, Ituk Mbang)

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