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Okowa greets Peter Obi at 60



Okowa greets Peter Obi at 60

By Ifeanyi Olannye

Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa congratulated former Anambra Governor Mr. Peter Obi on turning 60.

Okowa’s congratulations are contained in a statement signed by his chief press secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Tuesday.

He said Obi’s tenure as governor saw an exceptional transformation of Anambra, which has remained a benchmark in the country.

He praised Obi for his exceptional leadership and immense contributions to the growth and development of the state, especially when he bequeathed many assets to his predecessor and to the state.

Okowa said Obi’s enviable success as governor came as no surprise to many, given his pedigree as an accomplished banker and expert in financial management.

He particularly praised the former governor for the physical transformation of Onitsha, the commercial hub of Anambra, until then despised by many, for the crime rate and other vices in the city.

According to Okowa, Peter Obi has shown immense courage and determination to develop Anambra despite all the battles he has fought as governor of the state.

“Your Excellency, your selfless and impressive performance as Governor of Anambra has already distinguished you as a great nationalist and among the pride of our great nation.

“At a very young age you dominated the corporate world, which was your comfort zone at work, until your employees invited you to take on the leadership role, which was at a rudderless level. the time in the state.

“Your performance after eight years has proven to those who have recommended you the right position.

“You have been a lesson in fiscal prudence, accountability and transparency for the public and private sectors, especially in governance.

“Since you stepped down in 2014, you have remained a great figure and inspiring leader for our great party in your state and country, and an undisputed role model and mentor for young Nigerians,” he said. declared.

He said: “On behalf of my family, the government and the people of Delta, I congratulate my dear brother, an outstanding statesman and astute businessman, Mr. Peter Obi, on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

“On this auspicious occasion in your life, I join your family, friends and supporters in thanking Almighty God for his continued kindness to you.”

Obi was a former vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election (NAN) ()

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