By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba
Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on his 64th birth anniversary.
The vice president turned 64 on March 8.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, Okowa lauded Osinbajo for his astute contributions toward good governance in the country.
He said that in spite of challenges, the vice president had continued to make quality contributions to the stability and growth of Nigeria’s economy.
Okowa particularly recalled Osinbajo’s invaluable role in the enthronement of peace in the Niger Delta, saying that his efforts helped in halting agitations and destruction of oil facilities in the region.
According to him, the vice president deserves some accolades for his leadership role in improving the nation’s economy, especially as Chairman of National Economic Council (NEC).
The governor added that Osinbajo’s “selfless service to the nation and his numerous accomplishments in personal and public life” readily came to mind at a time like this.
“As Chairman of the National Economic Council, you have made remarkable contributions to the growth and development of the nation’s economy with the support of governors and other stakeholders.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I congratulate His Excellency, the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as he celebrates his 64th birth anniversary.”