Taraba State Gov, Soludo, former Senate President, Nnamani, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, others celebrate Emeka Offor at 65

Dignitaries from across the country, on Saturday were in Oraifite community in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State for the celebration of Sir Emeka Offor’s 65th birthday anniversary.

Among the personalities on the occasion were Governor Charles Soludo, Taraba State Governor, Dr Agbu Kefas, represented by his Chief of Staff, Jeji Williams, former Senate President, Dr Ken Nnamani, Senator representing Anambra South senatorial zone, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah and Vice Chancellor, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Professor Kate Omenugha.

Others were Ministers, Federal and State Legislators, members of the states Houses of Assembly, heads of tertiary institutions, captains of industries, members of Anambra State Executive Council, Transition Committee Chairmen, traditional and religious leaders, among others.

Speaking, Soludo described Offor as distinguished son of Anambra state, accomplished businessman, man of ideas and renowned philanthropist.

He lauded his achievements in the oil and gas sector, visionary leadership in building a diversified business empire, as well as dedication to giving back to society through numerous philanthropic initiatives.

“The man we’re celebrating today is a shining example of entrepreneurial excellence and a dogged businessman who is committed to the progress and development of Anambra State and Nigeria.

“Sir Emeka Offor’s life story is an inspiration to all aspiring entrepreneurs and young people across Nigeria.

“His hard work, resilience, and strategic vision have not only propelled him to the pinnacle of business success but have also created countless jobs and empowered many within the State and across the country, ”he said

The Governor further highlighted what he called Sir Offor’s magnanimous spirit in establishing the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation, which has touched the lives of millions through its focus on education, healthcare, and capacity building.

“We are immensely happy as we celebrate a man and his idea who has chosen to celebrate his birthday in Anambra State with thousands of widows, students and the vulnerable,”Soludo further said.

While praying God for longer life of 120years and good health, Soludo promised the celebrant a state birthday in Awka, the state capital when he clocked 70.

Also speaking, Senator Nnamani praised the celebrant for his several decades of benevolence, especially in education, health and other sectors.

He prayed for God’s manifold blessings, good health and long life.

Responding, Emeka Offor appreciated all that graced his birthday, just as he appealed to Nigerians to show love compassion to widows, vulnerable and downtrodden.

Describing his generosity as divine, Offor promised continuous assistance and support to the less privileged.

“The vision of Sir Emeka Offor Foundation is to reduce poverty, create life-improving economic opportunities, deliver healthcare services, implement youth empowerment programmes, and contribute to infrastructural development.

“Because this project is what God wants, I’ll continue to do more. You don’t need to have so much to put smiles in people’s faces,” he added.

The occasion witnessed distribution of 40,000 bags of rice to widows from 179 communities and educational materials to over 200 schools across the state by the Offor’s foundation.

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