By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja
A federal legislator in the House of Representatives representing the Bekwarra / Obudu / Obanliku federal constituency of Cross River State, Hon Legor Idagbo, was praised by members of the Senate and House of Representatives of the National Assembly, including business partners, family members and friends as he turned 49 on Tuesday, in Abuja.
Idagbo, who is the chairman of the House Committee for Development and Monitoring of Local National Content, and chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, of the Cross River North Senate by-election Campaign Council, for the candidate Party member Dr. Stephen Odey was described as a thoroughbred, humble, accommodating, and a prominent legislator who has distinguished himself over the years.
Some of the personalities who attended include Senators Teslim Folarin (Oyo Central), Sandy Onor (Cross River Central), Gershom Bassey (Cross River South), Hon Onofiok Luke, Hon Obinna Chidoka, Hon Ujam, Hon Victor Nwokolo, among several others.
Meanwhile, the PPD candidate in the postponed Cross River North Senate by-election, Dr. Stephen Odey, in a message of goodwill, described Idagbo as: “A solid legal luminary, a man of impeccable character, a shrewd politician, a quintessential gentleman, a rare gem, an epitome and model of a leader who through diligence and hard work rose through the ranks to become a deputy and has rendered superlative services through his laudable projects and quality representation ”.
In his response to the commendation that was showered upon him, he (Idagbo), who was elated with overwhelming joy at the massive attendance of his colleagues and friends, expressed his sincere thanks for the honor and emphasized that his new era will bring him a better They position their constituents and the country for improved and effective representation along with expertise in legislation for the betterment of Nigerians.
Meanwhile, the occasion was lit up with the celebrant cutting the birthday cake and he was assisted by his wife, Captain Cassie Idagbo, his mother, family members and guests.
He had previously used the occasion to also celebrate his mother, Mrs. Bernadette Idagbo, who turned 79 years old on November 5, 2020, by cutting a birthday cake.
Rt Hon Legor Idagbo Ochiglegor was born on November 10, 1971. He hails from the Bekwarra Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. He is a lawyer and a politician.