Governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, AA, in Rivers State, Dr. Dawari Ibietela George, has congratulated 13 Rivers citizens on their listing as recipients of various National Honours by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The AA governorship candidate in a statement he personally signed said by their nominations, they had brought honour to the state.
George who said he was proud of the nominees, which include billionaire oil and gas merchant, Dr. Tein T. S. Jack-Rich, banker and boardroom guru, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, who each would be honoured with Commander of the Order of the Niger, and legal luminary and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, O. C. J. Okocha, Officer of the Federal Republic (OFR), expressed delight at the nominations.
Others for which he expressed joy on their nominations are Chief Ferdinand Alabraba and Dr. Emi Membere-Otaji NPoM, shortlisted to receive the honour of Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON); Amb. Kio Amieyeofori, and Damimi E. Ogulu (Burna Boy), Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
He described them as shinning lights and noted that “their recognitions depict the clear testament that Rivers sons and daughters can aspire for the best places with a dint of hardwork.”
He said the national recognition must serve as the ideal type for all Rivers Youths who must draw personal inspiration and positive stimulation to strive for the top in their chosen careers.”