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Obaseki, Igbinedion, Ibori, Okowa, Others Grace Chief Tom Ikimi’s 80th Birthday

Toba Owojaiye reporting
Benin City, Edo State

In a gathering that epitomized political and societal harmony, notable figures from the Edo and Delta States, including Governor Godwin Obaseki and former Governor James Ibori, converged at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Airport Road, to honor the 80th birthday of High Chief Tom Ikimi, a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Governor Obaseki lauded Ikimi’s enduring commitment to societal progress, extending warm wishes for continued health and clarity of mind. The celebratory atmosphere was enriched by the presence of distinguished clergy, including Archbishop Emeritus Felix Akaba Job, who delivered a poignant homily titled “What a Life,” emphasizing the essence of love, altruism, and service to humanity.

Truth Live News gathered that Archbishop Job’s words resonated deeply, highlighting the significance of a life well-lived, measured not merely by the passage of time but by the meaningful impact on others. The sentiment echoed the sentiments of the assembled dignitaries, who expressed admiration for Ikimi’s journey into octogenarian status and offered fervent prayers for his continued well-being and wisdom.

Among the esteemed guests were former Minister of Women Affairs, Josephine Anenih, and prospective PDP gubernatorial candidate for 2024, Asue Ighodalo, alongside a host of prominent personalities from both states, symbolizing unity and camaraderie in celebrating a remarkable milestone.

High Chief Tom Ikimi’s 80th birthday celebration serves as a testament to a life dedicated to service, marked by unwavering commitment to community and nation-building. As the congregation joined in jubilation, it was a poignant reminder of the enduring power of collective celebration and gratitude for lives lived with purpose and distinction.



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