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Okowa Extols Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu At 56 

Delta State Governor Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Saturday congratulated Deputy Senate President, Senator Professor Ike Ekweremadu as he turns 56 years on today May 12, 2018. 

Okowa eulogised Ekweremadu as a statesman, who had continued to pay his dues in service to the nation and lauded his remarkable contributions to the development of Nigeria and the legislature as the longest serving Deputy Senate President in the 6th, 7th and 8th National Assembly. 

In a goodwill message by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu, the Governor eulogized Ekweremadu’s tremendous contributions and outstanding accomplishments in the service of his country over the years as a three term Deputy Senate President.

“Your Excellency, the immeasurable and invaluable contributions you have made to national development is indelible in the minds of Nigerians. Your life symbolizes the assured reward for single-minded commitment to the ideals of diligence, humility, perseverance, focus and dedicated service,”

Gov. Okowa further eulogised the Deputy President of the Senate as a patriotic Nigerian with the political dexterity and ability to navigate the contours of the National Assembly as Deputy Senate President for the third time in a row. The Governor noted that "Ike Oha Ndigbo", as he is fondly called is no doubt a gentleman par excellence, a team player and above all, a God fearing Nigerian.

“On the auspicious occasion of your 56th birthday anniversary, I join your family, political associates, friends and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by outstanding accomplishments and enduring fulfillment. 

“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, I felicitate with the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, a party stalwart and leader of inestimable value, Distinguished Senator Ike Ekweremadu, CFR, on the occasion of his 55th birthday anniversary celebration."


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