Governor of Delta, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the State Commissioner for Finance, Chief Fidelis Tilije, on his 65th birth anniversary.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor lauded Tilije, former Commissioner for Water Resources, for his contributions to the development of Delta and Nigeria, especially as a former top functionary in the nation’s finance industry.
He also commended the chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for his unwavering commitment to the party, adding that his diligence and knack for excellence culminated in the prudent and effective management of the state’s resources.
According to the governor, Tilije’s outstanding leadership of our state’s finance management team contributed immensely to the rejuvenation the government’s revenue base
“You have continued to demonstrate uncommon dedication to, and sound financial engineering knowledge of our state and have brought same to bear on your job as commissioner for finance.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I felicitate with a great son of Delta, Chief Fidelis Tilije, a man we are all proud of, on the occasion of his 65th birth anniversary.
“Under his leadership as Commissioner for Finance and Dean, College of Commissioners, he has continued to provide direction and focus to members of the State Executive Council.
“Tilije has been exceptionally committed to the course of political and socio-economic development of our state,” he said.
The governor joined family members, friends and associates of the Obiaruku-born finance and political tactician and quintessential gentleman in celebrating a life of many accomplishments.
He prayed that Almighty God would strengthen him and grant him good health in his journey of life and continued service to our dear state, country and humanity.