By Chibunna Esedo
Today, His Excellency, Ambassador Elijah Onyeagba PhD – Igba k’Igba, the Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi clocks 44 years on earth.
Igba k’Igba is a financial guru, a unique personality, compassionate philanthropist, human capital developer and a reservoir of knowledge in many parts — whose vast wealth of experience remain unrivaled amongst his peers.
Elijah is an expert in the structuring and advisory on construction finance deals with specialty in residential and affordable housing projects. He developed his career mainly in the banking sector, including the defunct Equatorial Trust Bank which is now into Sterling Bank, former Bond Bank which consolidated into Skye Bank and extinct Platinum Bank now Keystone Bank.
He is a man whose antecedents and burning zeal to help and uplift the teeming youths of his indigenous community of Enugwu-Ukwu, our state Anambra and the country at large remains a top notch. He is a humble man and yet, super brilliant.
As an envoy, Ambassador Elijah has brought his personal charisma, managerial acumen, experience cum wealth of knowledge to bare in the discharge of his diplomatic assignment as a resident representative of Nigeria in Burundi, East Africa; thus, proved that his resounding appointment penultimate year was no doubt a round peg in a round hole.
Your Excellency Elijah Onyeagba, as the Lord adds to your years, I pray that you remain the model in leadership and humility for our generation, our entire State and for our country, Nigeria — which you represents as an Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary.
I wish you well in all your endeavours, and I pray fervently for God’s continuous blessings, good health and protection. May the years to come be even more glorious than the 44 years you have lived.
Forty-four hearty cheers to you Igba k’Igba, the pathfinder of this generation!
Ad Multos Annos!
Chibunna Esedo, is a media & communication advisory expert based in Anambra State.
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