The State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has stressed the need for those in leadership positions to inspire young Nigerians to keep pursuing their dreams, irrespective of the challenges they face in life.
The Governor threw the challenge in a state signed by his Chief Press Secretary Onyebuchi Ememanka to congratulate Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on the occasion of his sixty-first birthday celebration .
Governor Ikpeazu lauded Governor Ortom’s determination to fulfil his dreams, despite his early educational challenge brought about by the death of his father, noting that today, Governor Ortom is a doctorate degree holder and a Governor.
Dr. Ikpeazu disclosed that Dr. Samuel Ortom has held great positions including those of State Party Secretary, National Party Officer, as one time Minister and currently the Governor of Benue State.
He commended Governor Ortom for being a strong voice for the defence of the rights of his people and on behalf of the Government and People of Abia State wishes Governor Samuel Ortom a beautiful sixty-first birthday and prays God to grant him many more years of service to the people of Benue State and Nigeria.