By Ifeanyi Olannye
GovernorIfeanyi Okowa of Delta felicitates with the Senate Deputy President, Sent. like Ekweremadu who turned 57 on Sunday, May 12.
The governor’s congratulatory message was issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Charles Aniagwu, on Sunday in Asaba,
He extolled the leadership qualities and astute contributions of Ekweremadu towards Nigeria’s democracy.
Okowa said, “Ekweremadu has carved a niche for himself and deserves an enviable place in history for his immeasurable contributions to the Senate over the years.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, I wish to congratulate my brother and dear friend, the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, a party stalwart and leader of inestimable value.
“Distinguished Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, CFR, on the occasion of his 57th birthday anniversary celebration.
“Your Excellency, the invaluable contributions you have made to national development is worthy of note in the minds of Nigerians.
“You have remained committed, diligent, focused and dedicated to the service of mankind”.
The governor noted that Ike Oha Ndigbo, as he is fondly called was no doubt a gentleman par excellence, a team player and above all, a God fearing Nigerian.
He expressed his appreciation to Ekweremadu for being such an amiable and able leader in the Senate.
Okowa, on behalf of himself, his family, the Government and people of Delta State, prayed God Almighty to guide, protect and grant the Senator more fruitful years of contribution to nation building.