Effurun was agog on Sunday as a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Elder Pius Donyegha, celebrated his diamond jubilee birthday anniversary thanksgiving service.
GbaramatuVoice reports that it was a service dedicated to thanking God for his mercies upon the Ijaw leader.
The event which was held at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Tender Mercies Assembly, Ugbrikoko, along Airport Road in Effurun, Delta State saw political bigwigs attending the ceremony. Among them is the Senator Representing Delta South Senatorial District and 2023 governorship aspirant, Chief James Manager.
Also in attendance were: High Chief Tunde Smooth, Bolouwei of Niger Delta; Engr. Matthew Tonlagha, Executive Director, Fenog Nigeria Limited, his wife Esther; Dr. Barry Gbe, Honorable Commissioner for Economic Planning, Delta State; Dr. Joel Bisina, Hon. & Mrs. Daniel O. Yingi, Special Adviser to the Governor of Delta State; Hon. William Angadi, Chairman, Bomadi Local Government Council; Amb. Jude Ebitimi Ukori (JP), immediate past chairman, EGCDF, Capt. John Roland Tonlagha.
Others are, Mr. Bolowei Ogoba, founder, Bolowei Resort; Elder Emmanuel Tonlagha; Barr. New-world Safugha, Former Delta State Commissioner; Comrade Omaghomi Olu -Derimon, IYC Secretary Western Zone, Chief Robinson Ogunkoru as well as well-wishers, family, and friends.
The presiding pastor of the parish, Kehinde Ayeni, in a special message, heaped praises on Elder Pius Donyegha for his contributions towards the work in the Lord’s vineyard.
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