OKOWA Salutes ‘Political Father,’ Oyovbaire At 77
DELTA State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has felicitated with former Minister of Information and Chairman of the Delta State Advisory Council, Prof. Chief Sam Ejite on the occasion of his 77th birthday anniversary on August 4, 2018.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, Governor Okowa extolled the astute contributions of the renowned Professor of Political Science towards the realization of the SMART Agenda of his administration, as well as the development of Delta State and Nigeria in general.
Governor Okowa said he was grateful to God for giving him Prof. Oyovbaire as a “Political father” and prayed God to grant him more wisdom as he continues to contribute to the growth of Delta State.
Okowa said, “On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, I felicitate with my political father, a party stalwart and leader of inestimable value, Prof. Chief Sam Ejite Oyovbaire on the occasion of his 77th birthday anniversary.
“Over the years, you have given yourself to the cause of peace and development in Delta State and Nigeria in general. For this, we owe you an enduring debt of gratitude. Your life symbolizes the assured reward for single-minded commitment to the ideals of diligence, humility, perseverance, focus and dedicated service.
“As you deservedly celebrate this birthday anniversary, it is my prayer that Almighty God continues to bless you with robust health and many more years of happiness.
“I join your family, friends and well wishers to thank Almighty God for His continued guidance, protection and provision for you in the past 77 years of a life of forthrightness, outstanding patriotism and service to humanity with which He has blessed you.”