By Timi Black
The National Assembly member representing Warri Federal Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Chief Dr. Thomas Ereyitomi JP has celebrated the second republic member who represented Warri in defunct Bendel State House of Assembly, Hon. Pa. Barr. D.S.T.O Pessu as he clocked 100 years on earth Saturday December 11, 2021 in Warri , Delta State.
Hon. Dr. Ereyitomi in his goodwill message to the centurion Pa. Pessu, described him as a successful politician and distinguished lawyer who has seen it all, starting as a second republic Warri lawmaker till date, still witnessing 9th assembly federal and state lawmakers as well the executive functions and administration with regard to areas needing advise and better way to solve challenges which the centurion has been offering.
The Warri NASS member, Ereyitomi pointed out that Pa. Pessu with his age as the Olare-Aja (Oldest Man) of Pessu Community in Warri has been able to use his wealth of experience and knowledge to build and father the people together into prosperity and development of the community.
Chief Ereyitomi enjoined Warri federal constituents to emulate the virtues of Pa. Pessu who has affected lives positively with his heroic experience in national, state and community politics as well as in all spheres of live, adding that they hope and pray God to keep him in order to impact the people with more wisdom and counsel that will help better Warri, Delta State and Nigeria at large.
He on behalf of Warri Federal Constituency wished Pa. Pessu the centenarian a wonderful birthday anniversary, praying God for good health, strength as he marched forward to his Supercentenarian journey in a strong and energetic way.
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PAPA CELEBRATES 100 YEARS BIRTH TODAY
Please friends and family join us celebrate our father,The Onera-Aja Of Pessu Town, Hon.Barr.D.S.T O Pessu as we celebrate him on his centenary birthday today. May the good lord bless you as you join us celebrate PAPA @ 100.
He was a former House member who represented the Warri Constituency in then Bendel State House Of Assembly (1979-1984).
We wish you more more years as you continue to impact us with your tremendous outpouring of knowledge!