Edo Like Mind Movement, ELM has felicitated with the Esama of Benin Kingdom, Sir (Dr)Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, on his 85th birthday.
In a congratulatory message to the Esama of Benin and signed by its coordinator, Mr George Legemah, ELM congratulated Sir Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion for a life of great achievements and inspiring service to humanity.
ELM extolled the virtues of Chief Igbinedion and appreciated his selfless efforts in improving the lives of his people and Nigerians at large.
“You have impacted positively on the lives of your people with your unrivalled philanthropic goodwill which transcends beyond Africa. You are indeed an embodiment of pride to the Edo Nation.
You are one of the most foremost Edo sons that have imprinted their footprints in the annals of our history in our dear state and Nigeria as a whole. An icon of Nigeria’s business, social and cultural world.
We can not forget in a hurry your legacies in so many sectors which includes education, aviation, communication, banking amongst others. Not only have you being a blessing to our generation your contribution to Nation building is well appreciated by Nigerians”
ELM described the Esama of Benin as a royal son who has promoted the rich cultural heritage of the Edo people.
The Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Osawru Igninedion turns 85 today September 11, 2019.