Okowa salutes Jonathan at 59, says he promoted the rule of law
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has eulogized former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, describing him as a committed patriot whose administration gave vent to the rule of law.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Charles Ehiedu Aniagwu, noted in a statement in Asaba that Governor Okowa wrote to felicitate with former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the occasion of his 59th birthday which comes up today, November 20.
According to him, Governor Okowa prayed that Almighty God will continue to bless the former president with good health and long life.
Aniagwu quoted the Governor as saying: “It is with profound joy that I write on behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, to express very warm felicitations to you on your 59th birthday.
“I join your family, friends and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for His continued guidance, protection and provision for you in the past 59 years of a life of forthrightness and outstanding patriotism with which He has blessed you.”
“It is gratifying to note that our Administration can continue to count on the solidarity and support of accomplished, highly respected statesmen and committed patriots like you as we vigorously pursue our SMART Agenda for Deltans.
“As you celebrate this historic day, it is my prayer that the Almighty God continues to prosper you and imbue you with robust health and wisdom as you continue to give yourself in the service of our dear nation and the world at large,” the Governor wrote to Dr Jonathan.