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Okowa, Oborevwori celebrate Nkem Okwuofu at 70 ~ Truth Reporters

Delta Governor Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori have joined mil­lions of Deltans to celebrate the Chairman, Civil Service Commission, Dame Nkem Okwuofu, on her 70th birth anniversary.

Okwuofu, a member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a former Commissioner in different ministries since she ventured into politics decades ago.

Okowa 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 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).

He joined family, friends and associates in celebrating the remarkable life of service of AGWUNYANYI, 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 Septugenarian, 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."

On his part, Oborevwori has congratulated the celebrant describing her as his Special Mummy, adding she remained committed to the vision of the founding fathers of Delta State.

Oborevwori stressed that Okwuofu has an unquenchable love for the unity and growth of the state and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu, the Speaker prayed God to continue to guide and protect the Septugenarian.

"My special Mummy, I join other teeming Deltans today in celebrating you at 70 and it is my prayer that God will continue to keep you in good health. You have done so much for our dear state and the history of Delta State will not be complete without acknowledging your selfless contributions to the advancement of the state," he said.

The Speaker added that; "Our good Lord will continue to make you strong and keep you because we still have much to benefit from your wealth of experience. May your light continue to shine. Mummy, once again, Congratulations!

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