The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has felicitated with the state Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on his 61st birthday.
The DESOPADEC boss in a statement in Warri on Tuesday, also applauded the state governor for remodeling the agency, adding that the proactive actions of Okowa was what contributed to the robust achievements of the current board.
Ogieh, in the statement, said: “As you mark your birthday today, we at DESOPADEC are proud to celebrate you and to further pledge our continuous loyalty and adherence to your remarkable visions for our agency.
“Today, I join millions of well-wishers worldwide to celebrate your visionary leadership and guidance that have progressively and positively changed the narratives of development in Delta State.
“There is no gainsaying that your proactive remodeling of DESOPADEC is attributable to our modest but robust achievements, delivering on your mandate at the grassroots, since our inauguration.
“The glory and praise belong to God, but you deserve a hearty commendation for initiating a policy that is working astoundingly for us and for providing the selfless leadership.
“We cannot also forget in a hurry the amazing, focused, vigorous and engaging support you have always given to us, which have encouraged us to strive to meet the desires and expectations of the people of our mandate areas. We are proud to say, without equivocations that your uncanny visions are manifesting at DESOPADEC and the beneficiaries daily celebrate you and our agency.
“Your passion and desire for an even, fair and equitable development of our State has shaped your exemplary dream which has engendered the SMART Delta philosophy for the common good of all.
“On this special day, I urge all Deltans to continue to give you massive support as you build on the solid foundation of a Stronger Delta, where dreams are fast becoming realities.
“I call on all your well-wishers, my friends and political associates to join me in prayers, that the Great Architect of the Universe, our Almighty God to continue to safeguard and grant you good health and the wisdom to deliberately put smiles on the faces of all Deltans.”