Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has described Minister of Science and Technology, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu as a consummate politician and patriotic statesman with a passion for humanity.
Extolling the virtues of the minister, Kalu acknowledged the invaluable contributions of the celebrant to the growth and development of Abia State and Nigeria in general.
Kalu urged the minister to sustain his remarkable feat in leadership and humanity, adding that the former governor is a role model for his contemporaries and the younger generation.
In a congratulatory message, the Chief Whip of the Senate, prayed for longer life for the minister.
He said: “On behalf of the people of Abia North Senatorial district, I felicitate with the former Governor of Abia State and current Minister of Science and Technology, Chief Ogbonnaya Onu as he turns 70.
“The minister has contributed to the social, economic and political development of Nigeria in various capacities.
“The celebrant has over the years sustained his goodwill and pedigree owing to his outstanding leadership style.
“He is respected across the country for his firm commitment to a united, indivisible and prosperous Nigeria.
“As he attains this glorious feat, I wish the minister many more fulfilling years ahead.”
Kalu also extended his warm greetings to political associates of the celebrant.