Gov Otti Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala @ 70


Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has extended heartfelt congratulations to the President of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on the occasion of her 70th birthday.



In a goodwill message, made available to Newsmen by his Chief Press Secretary, Kazie Ukoh, Governor Otti, on behalf of himself, his family, the government, and the people of Abia State, celebrated the milestone of the former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy.



Governor Otti who highlighted Dr Okonjo-Iweala’s wise counsel and contributions for the overall development of the state, nation and the world, prayed God to sustain her in good health and sound mind to serve humanity.

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“On behalf of my family, government and good people of Abia State, I wish to offer our congratulations to you on this auspicious day of the 70th anniversary of your birth.



“Today presents us with the much-desired opportunity to appreciate you and thank you for the wonderful work and service you have rendered and continue to render for the overall development of our people, nation, and indeed, the world.



The people of Abia State, in particular, are proud to celebrate with you, our own daughter in whom we are well-pleased, and boldly declare that you are a rare gift and pride to womanhood.


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“Personally, I want to sincerely thank you for your wise counsel and willingness to always be of help in the work that we are doing in Abia State, since my assumption of office a little over a year ago. This, you have demonstrated in many ways and particularly in the Abia Global Economic Advisory Council (AGEAC), where you serve as an astute Honorary Advisor. 



“It is our prayer that God Almighty, who has lifted you up will continue to sustain you in good health, strength and sound mind as you age gracefully and continue to serve humanity through your contributions to global trade, prosperity and peace“, Gov Otti stated in his statement.