Extra: Umahi’s aide resigns to ‘save her marriage’

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Umahi's aide resigns to 'save her marriage'

An Aide to Dave Umahi, the Ebonyi State Governor on development has resigned so as to save her marriage from collapse.

Deaconess Emerald Udeakaji in her resignation letter dated December 30, 2020, said her resignation from the government was borne out of the need to be submissive to her husband.

“I sincerely want to thank His Excellency and her Excellency and the entire Umahi family for the opportunity they gave me to serve in this government.

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“Thank you so much, Sir and Ma. My resignation is borne out of family issues. I have given my 100% loyalty to this government but my family is tearing apart.

“The Bible says ‘Woman be submissive to your husband’. The Bible also said that ‘two shall become one’. As a Deaconess that I am, I have to go back and study my scripture very well. In obedience to these scriptures, I decided to resign and save my marriage.

“I sincerely and most humbly appreciate all that you have done for me. I am not an ungrateful person and can never be. Please bear with me for my children’s sake. I wish you well in your future political endeavors.”