Posted by GEORGE ETAKIBUEBU | 3 August 2020 | 197 times
BY GEORGE ETAKIBUEBU
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on the occasion of his 57th birthday.
Lawan rejoiced with Omo-Agege and his family, friends and political associates for the health and station the Almighty God has granted him as he clocks another year in an illustrious life journey, Ola Awoniyi, Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, indicated in statement.
Lawan was quoted as saying that “Distinguished Senator Omo-Agege's public life has been an inspirational story of courage, forthrightness and consistency in championing the causes of his people and the unity and progress of Nigeria.
“Since our election to presiding roles in the Ninth Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Omo-Agege has brought those qualities to bear on our onerous task of providing leadership for the execution of the Legislative Agenda of the august Assembly.
“He has been steadfast and resolute in his commitment to the vision that we all share under that Agenda.
“Our partnership and the unwavering cooperation of all our Distinguished colleagues across party lines have made the journey of the past year smooth and fruitful in the service of the people of Nigeria," Lawan said.
The Senate President wishes the Obarisi of Urhobo Land many more years of fruitful service of God and country.
Similarly, Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as he turns 57 on Monday.
Okowa said that Omo-Agege had made Deltans proud with his outstanding performance as one of the Senators with the most number of Bills in the 9th Assembly.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said that Omo-Agege, who represents Delta Central Senatorial District, remained an amiable and very illustrious son of the state in whom Deltans are extremely delighted for his sterling and audacious political accomplishments.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I congratulate my brother and friend, the Deputy President of the Senate, an illustrious son of Delta and a leader of inestimable value, Distinguished Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on the occasion of his 57th birth anniversary.
“Your Excellency, you have made invaluable contributions to nation-building, especially with your no fewer than 18 Bills in the 9th Senate, including the recently-passed Sexual Harassment Bill which seeks to combat sexual harassment as part of a broader move to uphold ethics in the nation's tertiary institutions.
“As a committed patriot, diligent and focused leader, Deltans and indeed, Nigerians, can attest to your unrelenting commitment to the fight against corruption in our institutions of government.
“You have also demonstrated a strong commitment to the welfare of our citizens with the number of persons you have touched their lives in many ways, including employment.
“On this special day of your 57th birth anniversary, it is my prayer, Distinguished Deputy President of the Senate, that God will grant you many more years in good health to use your good office to attract more developments to our state as we navigate towards bequeathing a Stronger Delta for our people,” he stated.
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