President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with oil and gas industry investor, Chief Leemon Ikpea, as he turns 63 on December 19, 2018.
The president’s congratulatory message is communicated through a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Wednesday.
The president applauded the dint of hard work and grace of God, which brought Chief Ikpea from ”modest beginnings to the topmost rungs of the business ladder today”.
He noted that Lee Engineering and Construction Company, of which Chief Ikpea is Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, was one of the home-grown investors in the oil and gas industry, “thus proving that Nigerians can hold their own in the highly technical sector.’’
President Buhari rejoiced with family, friends and associates of the celebrant.
He saluted Ikpea’s milk of human kindness, “which has seen him awarding innumerable scholarships and bequests to uplift the weak and downtrodden’’, and recommended same to other well-to-do Nigerians.
President Buhari prayed that Chief Ikpea would continue to serve God and humanity in good health, and be blessed with long life and prosperity