–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): From Albert OGRAKA:
MANAGING Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Odio Bashorun Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has eulogized one of Isoko foremost elder statesman and peace builder, Major-Gen. (Chief) Paul Ufuoma Omu, as he clocks 81 years.
The DESOPADEC boss, in a letter of felicitation tagged “81 Garlands For The People’s General” described the celebrant as a father and mentor, whose wisdom and guidance will usher a greater level of peace and unity in Isoko nation and Nigeria.
“An astute administrator, foremost elder statesman and peace builder, Major-Gen. (Chief) Paul Ufuoma Omu stands out like a beacon among the distinguished crop of nation builders that sacrificed their finest years for the larger society.
“Today, this magnificent leader, father and mentor clocks 81 years, an amazing grace and blessing from the Most High. My family and I are immensely happy to join the legion of his admirers and followers to wish this great national leader a happy birthday.
“Having devoted so much of his resources, strength and goodwill for the development and progress of our people, it is only fitting that the Almighty God continues to shower you with long life in excellent health.
“On behalf of my family and political associates, I heartily felicitate with Major-General (Chief) Paul Ufuoma Omu, my father and mentor on this wonderful occasion.
“Othuke of Isokoland, I pray this new milestone at this time our country earnestly needs the wisdom and guidance from you will usher a greater level of peace and unity in Isoko nation and Nigeria.
“Happy birthday, the people’s General!”
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