In a congratulatory letter to Dr. Uduaghan on the occasion of his 60th birthday, which takes place on Wednesday, President Jonathan also commended his commitment to the ideals of diligence, humility and perseverance.
He said in a statement signed by his spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati: “On behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I write to express warm felicitations to you on the glorious occasion of your 60th birthday anniversary.
“I join your family, friends, well-wishers and the entire people of Delta State in celebrating a life that vividly epitomizes triumph against all odds emanating from the circumstance of birth, while also symbolizing the assured reward for single-minded commitment to the ideals of diligence, humility, perseverance, focus and dedicated service.
“As you deservedly mark this landmark anniversary, it is my prayer that Almighty God will continue to grant you good health, even as He guides, guards and prospers you in the many more years of fulfilling service ahead of you.”
Jonathan wished Governor Uduaghan a very happy birthday.