Delta Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, has congratulated Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain and elder statesman, Chief Mike Adiotomre as he clocks 85 years.
Adiotomre, an illustrious Deltan from Ovu-Inland, Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state is an administrator and outstanding politician of immense repute.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Festus Ahon, in Asaba, the governor lauded Adiotomre for his tremendous contributions to nation building.
He said that Adiotomre had made remarkable contributions to the development of Nigeria, especially as a one time Secretary Bendel State Hospital Management Board and later retired from the services of Delta Steel Company Ovwian-Aladja as Deputy General Manager Administration in 1984.
Chief Adiotomre having held various offices in different political parties prior to 1998, became a founding member of the PDP in 1998 where he has contributed immensely to party’s invincibility in the state.
He remarked that Chief Adiotomre had overtime remained a patriotic statesman, whose passion about the interests of his people and the peaceful co-existence of Deltans were commendable.
“As a state, we are proud of our elder statesman for his wise counseling on issues and for always standing on the side of truth no matter whose ox is gored.
“As a member of the Delta State Advisory and Peace Building Council and leader of PDP in Ethiope East Local Government Area, you have continued to render indelible service to our state and country.
“You have continued to distinguished yourself as an astute public administrator and leader of immense repute and we remain very proud of your sterling accomplishments in life.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I congratulate you, Chief Mike Adiotomre on the occasion of your 85th birth anniversary.
“I join your family, political associates, friends and well-wishers to thank Almighty God for your life which has been marked by robust accomplishments and amazing testimonies.
“As you celebrate this landmark anniversary, it is my prayer that Almighty God continue to bless you with good health and more years of happiness and contributions to nation-building,” Oborevwori added.