Rev Ikyaan Felicitates with Akume CON, on appointment as SGF
By Bridget Ikyado
Dear Senator Dr George Akume,
I am writing to extend my warmest congratulations on your recent appointment as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. This prestigious position is a testament to your dedication, leadership, and invaluable contributions to the progress and development of our great nation Nigeria.
Throughout your illustrious political career, you have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the advancement of Benue State, and your tireless efforts have left an indelible mark on the political landscape of our beloved state.
Your instrumental and pivotal role in the emergence of His Excellency, Sen Dr Gabriel Torwua Suswam in 2007 and His Excellency Samuel Ioraer Ortom in 2015 as governors has been widely recognized, and it speaks volumes about your astuteness in identifying and supporting emerging leaders.
I applaud your ability to navigate through challenging relationships and work towards the greater good. It is no secret that tensions have characterized some of these associations, but your steadfast commitment to the progress of Benue State and your party the All Progressives Congress has remained unwavering.
Your leadership has played a vital role in shaping the political landscape of our state, and your achievements are a testament to your exceptional skills and vision.
With the recent emergence of Rev Fr Hyacinth Iormem Alia, as the governor of Benue State, there are renewed hopes and expectations from the people. This presents an opportune moment for you, as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, to foster a higher level of unity and progress for our dear state.
Your experience, wisdom, and guidance will be invaluable in ensuring that Benue State thrives under the leadership of Governor Alia.
As you assume this new role, I encourage you to continue being the beacon of hope for our state. Seek avenues for dialogue, collaboration, and cooperation with all stakeholders, transcending personal differences for the greater good of our people. Your position holds tremendous potential to further unite our diverse communities and constituencies as well as advance the socio-economic well-being of the state.
I have utmost confidence in your ability to carry out your duties with utmost dedication, integrity, and transparency. Your reputation as a respected and acclaimed leader of Benue politics precedes you, and I have no doubt that you will rise to the occasion and leave an indelible mark on the history of our nation.
Once again, congratulations on your well-deserved appointment, Distinguished Senator Dr George Akume. May your tenure as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation be filled with remarkable achievements, and may you continue to be a shining example of leadership, unity, and progress for Benue State.
With warmest regards,
Rev Frederick Lanshima Ikyaan, PhD
Former Director General