Senator Okowa made the call on 01/08/16 in Asaba, at the 60th birthday celebration of Comrade Mike Okeme, a former Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC Delta State chapter the Special and Adviser to the government of Delta State on Labour and Industrial Relations.
While describing Comrade Okeme as “a jolly good fellow,” the Governor observed that celebrant was someone who endears himself with his style of living to anyone who comes across him.
The Governor urged the celebrant to be more prayerful and closer to God, stating, “At 60 years, you have less work to do with government but this is time you devote more time to God and to your family.”
In his homily at the thanksgiving Mass, Rev. Fr. Stephen Chukwuma said Christians should be prayerful, charitable and be faithful to God at all time.