Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has felicitated with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the occasion of his 54th birthday.
The governor, in his congratulatory message, on Friday, expressed profound gratitude for Shaibu’s unwavering support throughout their seven years of shared governance.
He referred to Shaibu as an instrumental force in Edo’s developmental journey, stating the Deputy Governor’s vital role in the progress the state has witnessed.
The governor further acknowledged not only Shaibu’s political contributions but also his exceptional qualities as a family man.
He wrote, “I congratulate my brother, the Deputy Governor *of Edo State*, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, on his 54th birthday.
“I thank him immensely for his support in the course of our drive for the development of our State in the last seven years.
“I also acknowledge the energy and vigour he has brought to bear as this administration embarked on the onerous task of bringing transformational change and development to Edo State.
“Alongside making these contributions to this administration, he has remained an exemplary husband, father and a great family man.
“I celebrate him today and wish him many more years in good health and sound mind. Congratulations.”