Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has sent a warm message of goodwill and congratulations to the Honorable Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Engr. Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji on the very auspicious event of his 50th birthday today.
In the birthday message made available to our correspondent, the Governor described the Speaker as a “worthy partner in progress in his quest to provide credible and result oriented leadership to the people of Abia State”.
“Since his emergence as the Speaker of the Seventh Abia State House of Assembly”, the Governor noted, “the wheels of cooperation and strategic synergy between the Executive and Legislative arms of our Government have remained consistently well lubricated resulting in a seamless and well coordinated relationship for the good of our State”.
“At both the official and personal levels”, the Governor continues, “Rt Hon. Chinedum and I enjoy a deliberately robust friendship, built on mutual trust, respect and confidence, which have greatly and positively impacted on the governance of our state”.
“Hitting the half century mark in your life’s journey here on earth is by all means a landmark achievement for which you should be deeply thankful to God Almighty and especially for making you a strong rallying point for a great number of our people”.
The Governor joins the Orji family, the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency, the entire members of the Seventh Abia State House of Assembly and indeed, the entire people of Abia State to celebrate the Speaker and Head of the legislative arm of our Government.
The Governor wishes Mr. Speaker a beautiful birthday and prays the Almighty God to grant him good health, excellent spirit and many more years of service to our people.
Happy birthday, Mr. Speaker and Merry Christmas