Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has described his deputy, Sen. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo as a hardworking man and dependable ally who believes so much in the Prosperity Agenda of their administration.
Diri, stated this on Sunday, September 5, in a message to felicitate with Ewhrudjakpo on his birthday and to thank him for his numerous role and support since they assumed office.
He used the opportunity to go down memory lane on how their mandate was stolen on November 16, 2019 and how it was recovered and restored on February 13, 2020.
The governor said his deputy never lost hope or faith as they both took their case before God who intervened and made them laugh last.
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“Today marks a great day in the life of my partner in prosperity, a man of faith, His Excellency, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on the occasion of his birthday.
“The very Miraculous Deputy Governor of our dear Bayelsa State, is a man of action and passion for the development of the state.
“When I remember our days in the trenches together before the famous February 13th Supreme Court judgment and our fasting/prayer sessions, I give God the glory for his life of simplicity, courage and abiding faith.
“Today, on behalf of my family, and the prosperity team, I join your immediate family and millions of your fans to celebrate you. I pray for multiple joy, and continued increase in perfect health.
“Let me then say a resounding Happy Birthday to this enigma and indefatigable Deputy Governor whose support and partnership has remained strong since we started this journey of leadership together. Congratulations and Happy Birthday, Your Excellency”, he said.
In a related development, the Bayelsa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has felicitated with Senator Ewrudjakpor, on his 56th birthday.
Spokesman of the party in the state, Mr. Ogoli Ebiye, lauded the Deputy Governor for the giant strides he has made in service delivery to his people.
In a statement, the party said Ewhrudjakpo has great capacity in problem solving, and zero tolerance for lack-lustre performance of government functionaries under his supervision which has made him outstanding.
“Clearly, these are personality traits only embedded in great leaders and we make bold to say it everywhere that the track record of this current Deputy Governor is not only phenomenal but unparalleled in the history of the political evolution of our dear Bayelsa State.
“We pray that the good Lord would continue to bless and strengthen you with good health, divine wisdom, joy and laughter on all sides and Grace from above to do greater exploits to the glory of His name and benefit of your people and mankind for many more years to come”.