President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday hailed Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, who turns 60 on Wednesday, for what he described as the governor’s exemplary dedication to the service of his state and Nigeria.
President Jonathan in a congratulatory message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, also commended Uduaghan’s commitment to the ideals of diligence, humility and perseverance.
The President wrote, “On behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I write to express warm felicitations to you on the glorious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary.
“I join your family, friends, well-wishers and the entire people of Delta State in celebrating a life that vividly epitomizes triumph against all odds emanating from the circumstance of birth, while also symbolizing the assured reward for single-minded commitment to the ideals of diligence, humility, perseverance, focus and dedicated service.
“As you deservedly mark this landmark anniversary, it is my prayer that Almighty God will continue to grant you good health, even as He guides, guards and prospers you in the many more years of fulfilling service ahead of you”.