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Oborevwori Salutes Gov. Diri at 65, Greets Ex-Deputy Gov. Utuama at 77, Felicitates Erstwhile Deputy Gov. Elue at 84
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Oborevwori Salutes Gov. Diri at 65, Greets Ex-Deputy Gov. Utuama at 77, Felicitates Erstwhile Deputy Gov. Elue at 84

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Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has felicitated his Bayelsa counterpart, Senator Douye Diri, as he clocks 65 years on June 4.

Governor Oborevwori in statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, said that since Diri assumed office as Governor of Bayelsa in 2019, Yenagoa, the state capital, and other parts of the state have experienced extraordinary growth and development.

“I must commend you, my dear brother Governor, for your sterling accomplishments in the development of your State, which I believe accounted for the massive votes you recorded in your re-election for a second term.

“I must also commend you for the numerous infrastructural projects including the new Etegwe Bridge, the redesigned Etegwe/Edepie Roundabout and the Agilobi internal road project in Agudama-Epie, which I had the pleasure of inaugurating in Yenagoa, October last year,” he remarked.

Continuing, the Governor said: “To my brother Governor, Senator Douye Diri, a gentleman politician and a model leader, I extend my congratulations on your 65th birth anniversary on behalf of my family, the government and the people of Delta.

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“I join your family, friends, and well-wishers in expressing our gratitude to Almighty God on this auspicious occasion of your birth anniversary for a life filled with divine favour and remarkable accomplishments”.

Greets Ex-Deputy Governor, Utuama at 77

Also, the Delta State Governor has congratulated former Deputy Governor of the State, Prof. Amos Utuama, SAN, as he clocks 77. Oborevwori Salutes Gov. Diri at 65, Greets Ex-Deputy Gov. Utuama at 77, Felicitates Erstwhile Deputy Gov. Elue at 84

He praised the distinguished scholar and politician for his devotion, loyalty, and commitment to the development and unification of the state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), particularly in Delta Central.

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, the governor celebrated Utuama’s extraordinary life of service to the state, the academic community, and the nation.

Oborevwori described Prof. Utuama as a “loyal patriot, shrewd administrator, teacher’s teacher, legal icon, and leader of exemplary disposition.”

The Governor said: “I am truly happy to extend my sincere congratulations to you on your 77th birth anniversary on behalf of my family, the government, and the people of Delta State.

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“As a law teacher, chief law officer, and later deputy governor of our beloved state, you have impacted many lives. You have truly demonstrated that you are destined for service, and you have given your all to the state and the country.

‘’As you celebrate this day, I join Deltans from all walks of life to appreciate your charisma, excellent life, and dedication to the advancement of our beloved state.

“It is our prayer that Almighty God in His infinite mercy continues to guide, protect you and grant you divine health as you soldier on in the race of life.”

Felicitates Erstwhile Dep Governor, Elue at 84

Still celebrating former leaders in the State, Governor Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated a former Deputy Governor of the state, Chief Benjamin Elue, on his 84th Birth Anniversary on June 6.

Governor Oborevwori, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Festus Ahon, in Asaba, noted that Chief Elue, a distinguished educator and politician whose modesty, devotion, and loyalty has continued to inspire younger generation of politicians and leaders,  served as former Governor James Ibori’s deputy  from 1999 to 2007.

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According to him, Chief Elue had been faithful and dedicated to the cause of uniting and strengthening the state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  and joined family members, friends and associates in celebrating his remarkable life of service to the state and the country.

Oborevwori said: “On behalf of my family, the government, and the people of Delta, it gives me immense pleasure to extend my sincere congratulations to you on reaching 84 extraordinary and eventful years of life.

“As a devoted administrator and patriot, your priceless contributions, especially to Delta and its people, will always be cherished.

“As a state, we are fortunate to have Deputy Governors who are incredibly devoted and faithful, and you are one of them.

“I join your family in celebrating your 84th birth anniversary and to thank Almighty God for all of His blessings, protection and guidance. I also wish you many more years of successful service to God and humanity.”

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Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

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