Governor of Delta State, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Senior Political Adviser, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, as he clocks 59 years on April 21.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor lauded the celebrant for his momentous service to the state, as a former lawmaker, civil commissioner and former Chairman, Governing Council of Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro.
He commended Funkekeme Solomon for his diligent and committed spirit, which saw him deliver as Director-General of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council in the state in the 2019 general elections.
According to the Governor, Solomon’s outstanding leadership of the Campaign Council contributed immensely to the resounding victory of the party in all the elections.
“As Senior Political Adviser, Funkekeme Solomon has brought his eloquence, political sagacity and wealth of experience to bear on his office.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I felicitate with an illustrious son of Delta, the Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, a man in whom we are all proud of on the occasion of his 59th birth anniversary.
“Under his leadership as Director-General of our Campaign Council in the 2019 general elections, our party had one of the best outings winning in 23 out of 25 local government areas in the state.
“As Senior Political Adviser, you have been exceptionally committed to the course of political re-engineering and mentorship of youths in politics,” he said.
The Governor joined family members, friends and associates of the Burutu-born political maestro and quintessential gentleman, in celebrating a life of great accomplishments while also praying that the almighty God would strengthen him and grant him good health in his continued service to the state and mankind.