It was a celebration of life and God’s divine blessings on Thursday as dignitaries from all walks of life gathered to mark the 45th birthday Anniversary of the Chairman Nigerian Society of Engineers, Uyo Branch, Engr. Ukeme Okpob MNSE.
The party which could best be described as carnival of some sort started at 4pm at the celebrant’s residence in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Capital.
The event which featured the cutting of birthday cake was witnessed by the former Chairman People’s Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State, Obong Paul Ekpo, member representing Essien Udim State Constituency, Hon. Esse Umoh, Chairman of Ibom Power Company, Engr. Etido Inyang among others.
Expressing his gratitude to Almighty God, Engr. Ukeme Opulence Okpob said God has always been faithful to him on a daily basis to succeed on his plans. He stressed that God gives life to who he pleases not by our power and not by our might, adding that his victory in life is from God.
He specifically appreciated Engr. Etido Inyang for always standing by him and thanked Obong Paul Ekpo and Hon Esse Umoh for their presence. He equally appreciated the Immediate Past Chairman Nigerian Society of Engineers Uyo Branch Engr. James Amiang, excos and members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, family, friends and ones.
In a goodwill message, members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers Uyo Branch congratulated Engr. Okpob on his new age and described him as a charismatic leader who bless with enviable gift of tackling complex issues for the Successes of his people.
They, however, prayed for more years and God’s continuous blessings upon his life. Others also extolled his good exceptional leadership qualities and prayed for divine protection upon his life.
High point of the event were cutting of birthday Anniversary cake, chanting of birthday songs and open engagement to his lovely jewel.