By Onome Oghenetega
A founding leader of the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC), Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, described the former National Chairman of APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun as a true democrat whose leadership has deepened the nation’s democracy.
Emerhor stated this in a goodwill message to celebrate the birthday of the former Edo State governor who turned 80 tomorrow (Monday) August 12, 2019.
In a statement he issued on Sunday, the APC leader congratulating Oyegun, saying the former APC National Chairman is a leader and technocrat whose exemplary life style has positively impacted Nigerians.
According to Emerhor, Oyegun’s leadership sagacity birthed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress’ government which has positively impacted the lives of Nigerians and taking the country to a fertile land.
The APC 2015 governorship candidate in Delta and first person to contest on the party’s platform on APC formation prayed for good health and long life for Oyegun.
“I write to congratulate a quintessential father, leader, role model, democrat, benefactor and a fine gentleman on his achievement of being strong, active and untiring on his 80th birthday!
“Today, I and the Emerhor Political Family in Delta State are honored to celebrate him and to join millions of his well wishers, admirers, family, friends and benefactors to wish this icon of our time good health and more years in his untiring service to Nigeria and humanity”, Emerhor added.