Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu, on her 70th birth anniversary.
He extolled the renowned nurse and astute politician for her signature – dedication and loyalty, which she had continued to exemplify in her commitment to the unity and growth of the state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
In a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, in Asaba, the governor expressed happiness that at her age, Okwuofu had remained strong and profoundly supportive in the development of the state.
He joined family, friends and associates in celebrating the remarkable life of service of AGWUNWANYI, the political Amazon.
He remarked that Okwuofu had remained a dependable patriot, administrator and an accomplished leader, whose invaluable service, particularly to Delta and its citizens would remain unforgettable.
Okowa said: “It is with profound joy that on behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I bring very warm felicitations to you as you celebrate 70 wonderful years on earth.
“As a Septuagenarian, you have lived a life of impact as an exemplary and accomplished nurse and later as commissioner in several ministries since your sojourn in politics, spanning decades.
“Your humility and commitment to service, which you demonstrated immensely in the several victories in all elections recorded by our party, the PDP, in the state, Delta North and your native Aniocha North Local Government Area, will continue to be appreciated.
‘’Your untiring efforts and commitment to the growth and development of your community Obomkpa has attracted infrastructure to your people, especially the road leading to the community.
“On this special day of your life, I join your family to thank Almighty God for His guidance, protection and provision for you in the past 70 years of a life of outstanding accomplishments and fulfillment.”