Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has felicitated with the matriarch of the Elumelu family, Mrs Suzanne Elumelu, as she clocks 94.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, the Governor joined family and friends of the great mother of five, including Chairman of the United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Tony Elumelu and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Chief Ndudi Elumelu, in celebrating the great woman of substance, even as a nonagenarian
He said Mama Elumelu’s dedication and commitment to raising a strong and resilient family culminated in the success of her children in their chosen endeavours.
According to him, Mama’s industry and commitment to ensuring that her children had exemplary future, worthy of emulation by all mothers was quite remarkable.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate an illustrious mother and nonagenarian, Mama Suzanne Nwabuje Elumelu, on her 94th birth anniversary.
“I commend Mama for her resilient and undaunted spirit in standing in the gap to ensure that her children succeeded in life.
“The story of Mama’s success against all odds will continue to inspire many families, just as the virtues of fear of God, dedication and hard work which she exemplified in her younger years, will continue to be a lesson to mothers”, Okowa stated.
He prayed God to grant Mama Elumelu longer life, filled with joy and good health to further enjoy the fruits of her labour.