Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, on Friday in Asaba, commended Chief Obiano for his marvelous contributions to the development of Anambra and the banking industry in Nigeria.
While congratulating Obiano on the anniversary, he lauded him for his political sagacity and excellent leadership which had culminated in the ongoing transformation of Anambra.
According to the governor, Obiano is an astute administrator and a leader with impeccable passion for the development of his people and has continued to blaze the trail, especially the spectacular performance of his four-pillar programme of Security, Agriculture, Youth Empowerment and Education.
“Your Excellency, let me commend your administration and the good people of Anambra for the peace and security in your state which is why Anambra remains a centre for commerce in Nigeria.
“Your focus and commitment to the growth and development of Anambra is commendable and worthy of emulation.
“The people of Anambra are indeed proud of your achievements even as your administration continues to chart a new path of development and create a brighter future ahead of them.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta State, I heartily rejoice with a renowned technocrat, banker and administrator, an outstanding professional and my brother governor, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State, as he celebrates his 65th birth anniversary on Saturday.
”I am pleased to join your family, political associates and other well-wishers in thanking God for blessing you with the strength and wisdom to live a fulfilling life of honesty and commitment to the well-being of Anambra people.
“It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind.” he stated.