Delta Speaker, Igbuya, Extols Dafinone at 89, Mourns Okotie -Eboh
Saturday paid tribute to the sterling contribution of Senator David
Dafinone, describing him as an inspiration to many Nigerians.
“Senator David Omueya Dafinone represents the best of Nigeria” he said.
In a press statement issued in Sapele, Igbuya congratulated Dafinone
on his 89th birthday.
He praised the renowned accountant, entrepreneur, forthright political
leader and elder statesman for his tireless service to the nation.
He also commended him for his significant contributions to the Urhobo
nation over the years and for bringing great pride to Nigeria through
the accounting profession.
“He is a pragmatic man” he said.
“On behalf of my family, members of the Delta State House of Assembly
and the good people of Okpe kingdom, I pray that God Almighty will
grant Chief Dafinone many more years in health and happiness” Igbuya
Meanwhile, Igbuya on Saturday commiserated with the family of
Nigeria’s First Republic Finance Minister, Chief Festus Okotie- Eboh
over the demise of Mr. Lawrence Okotie-Eboh.
Igbuya described the death of Mr. Lawrence Okotie-Eboh as a loss, not
for the Okotie-Eboh family alone but for the entire Sapele people.
“My prayer is that God will give the family the fortitude to bear the
loss” he said.