Abuja—The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva on Saturday poured encomiums on Mr. Paga Anagha, a close domestic aide, on his 50th birthday anniversary.
Sylva who was represented at the event by the Senator representing Bayelsa East, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, applauded Paga’s cardinal virtues of patience, utility and honesty.
In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Affairs, Julius Bokoru, the Minister while congratulating the celebrant and his family averred that “there is quality in Paga’s 50 years and I am very happy to be here.
“Sylva appreciates you, he is happy with you, he is proud of you, you are indispensable. God will continue to show you His love, peace, fulfilment and longevity.”
On her part, wife of the Minister and former First Lady of Bayelsa State, Alanyingi Sylva, described the celebrant as a loving brother from another mother.
“My marriage is what it is today thanks to Paga. He is an integral part of my home, he is a blessing to me and I want to thank him for this,” she said.
Former acting Governor, deputy Governor and Speaker of the Bayelsa State House ofAsse, Rt. Hon. werinipre Davidson Seibarugu, represented by Hon. Joe Alakere described Paga as a dependable brother who is always a stickler for excellence and orderliness.
Guests at the event were thrilled to serenading songs from Singing Bird Agala and Diteh. Popular entertainer, Senibo and Kalai-tam Hamilton anchored the event as MCs while Pastor Ogo Uzodike, SA protocol to the Minister closed the event with a toast.