The Kogi State Commissioner For Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Jones has felicitated with his colleague, Engr Bashir Gegu, Commissioner For Solid Minerals Development and Natural Resources as he turns a new age today.
In a message made available to journalists in Lokoja on Sunday to Mark the birthday, Hon. Jones joined his numerous friends and well-wishers to celebrate “this man of means from Kogi Local Government area of Kogi State whose heart flows with milk of human kindness.
He described Engr. Bashiru Gegu as a true disciples of GYB, an icon, astute lover of the poor, a generous giver and one of the few leading lights in the state in terms of charity and philanthropy.
The statement further described the celebrant as a detribalized Kogites, noted that the celebrants has deployed his huge resources to help the needy and the less privileged in Kogi LGA regardless of creed, ethnicity or sex.
“I have been privileged to witness your commitment to building a great society and humanity, driven by patriotic zeal and vision and ennobled by humility, discipline, as well as a deep sense of duty, honour and integrity”.
“There is no better way to wish you well on your special day but to pray for the blessings, love, good health and guidance of the Almighty God in your life so as to continue to be a blessing to mankind just like you have done in the past.”
Hon. Jones, while urging him to remain focused in doing well, noted that Engr Bashir is a quintessential leader that he is proud to be associated with.
While wishing him a spirit filled birthday celebration, Hon. Jones urged his colleague to stay focused, prayerful, resilient, determined and above all continue to dedicate his life to God for direction as he journeys through to another year.