-By Albert OGRAKA:
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and immediate past Executive Director of Finance and Administration at the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun (Hon) Askia Ogieh FCNA, CrFA, has felicitated with Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa on the occasion of his 60th birthday anniversary.
Bashorun Askia, in a statement said, “Your Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, as a God fearing leader, the ideals of humility, diligence, focus and dedication to service which is your watchword has won you these 60 garlands.”
“Your legacies are embedded in the sands of time, as you have impacted humanity with confidence through effective governance. You gave hope to the hopeless. You gave the youths confidence in governance and leadership. You built trust through the SMART agenda and now Deltans believe in a STRONGER Delta State.”
Bashorun Askia, prayed that the Almighty God would grant Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa longer life, good health and strength to build a stronger Delta state.
Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday, July 08, 2019 celebrated his 60th birthday with people with disabilities at the Event Centre, Asaba.
The anniversary event was attended by dignitaries, including the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, Governors of Sokoto, Imo and Edo States, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, Sir Emeka Ihedioha and Mr Godwin Obaseki respectively.
Others were the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson represented by his Deputy, Rear Admiral John Jona, former Governor of Delta state, Chief James Ibori, former Deputy Governors of the state, Prof. Amos Utuama (SAN) and Chief Benjamin Elue, as well as Royal Fathers, among others.