More congratulatory messages are still pouring for Honorary Romanian Consul to Edo and Delta States, His Excellency, Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, The Esama of Benin on his eighty fifth birthday.
The latest is from the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Adamu Rasheed.
Professor Rasheed stated that the National Universities Commission is delighted to be part of the eighty-fifth birthday celebration of the Esama of Benin, who has lived as a philanthropist, brilliant industrialist, humanist and a role model endeared not only to Nigerians but to the human race.
Professor Rasheed on behalf of the Board, Management and Staff of the National Universities Commission extolled Sir, Chief Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion for his monumental achievements recorded in the past eighty five years in various areas of human endervour.
The executive Secretary National Universities Commission said Esama’s uncommon zeal and passion for promoting the development of education which earned him the courage to pioneer the establishment of private universities in Nigeria.
He prayed God to grant the Esama good health, wisdom and fruitful years of service to humanity.