By Anthony Demebide
The Honourable Commissioner for Oil & Gas, Delta State, Chief Emman Amgbaduba yesterday celebrated his mother, Mama Anna Idama Amgbaduba (Nee Egone) in a grand style as she turns 86.
The celebration begins with a brief Thanksgiving Service as God makes all things possible hence it’s ideal to give him the glory and praise.
Mama Anna Idama Amgbaduba hails from Gbaregolo Community in Ughelli South Lcoal Government Area of Delta State. The octogenarian was born in the year 1934.
She got married to Late Pa Amgbaduba of Ofonibenghan and gave birth to many children, inclusive of the revered Delta State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Hon. Emman Amgbaduba.
The arena was filled up to the brim as guests were satisfactorily entertained. The Amgbaduba Fans Club of Ofonibenghan Community in Burutu LGA also thrilled the already satisfied guests with Ijaw Traditional Dance Steps which was described by dignitaries as electrifying and magnificent.
Mama the celebrant was full of joy. She appreciated God Almighty for making her witness such a beautiful day. In furtherance, she prays for her son, Hon. Emman Amgbaduba and all her children for celebrating her while she’s still living.
In same vein, Hon. Emman Amgbaduba, Commissioner for Oil & Gas, Delta State alongside his siblings appreciated all and sundry who honoured their invitation to celebrate with their mother at an appreciable age of 86, and prays for every attendant to attain such age.
Meanwhile, in an interview during the event with The Liberator Newspaper, the Delta State Oil And Gas Commissioner, Chief Emman Ambgaduba reiterated that in a world loaded with uncertainties, it is a thing of joy to celebrate his golden mother for attaining such an enviable age.
He particularly recounts memories of how his golden mother sacrificed alot to ensure that he becomes a great personality in the society, adding that he will always be grateful to her for going through several hurdles to make her children happy and to become who they are today.
Chief Amgbaduba further wished his mother many more years, stressing that she will continue to eat the fruit of her labour as she remains one of the most cherished pillars in his life, reiterating that he will never relent in making his lovely mother happy for the rest of her life while on earth.
He emphasised that he feels so happy to see his octogenarian mother still glowing at the age of 86 with such beauty and strenght.
With the heavy political and ebullient personalities that thronged Amgbaduba’s residence at Kotokoto in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, the birthday celebration of Mama Anna Amgbuduba later turned out to be a celebration galore.
Some of the dignitaries that turned out for Mama’s 86th birth anniversary celebration yesterday include the Deputy Governor of Delta State, Dcn. Bar. Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, Rt. Hon. Solomon Funkekeme, Senior Political Adviser to the Executive Governor of Delta State, Hon. Henry Sakpara, Commissioner for Special Duties, Hon. Kelly Penawou, Special Adviser to the governor on Local Government Affairs.
Other were Hon. Ebike Oromoni, Burutu Local Government PDP Chairman, Hon. Godwin Edumogiren, SSA to the Governor on Community Development, Hon. Georgina Evah, EA to the Governor on Women Development, Hon. Tom Willy, Burutu PDP Chieftain and former Supervisory Councillor, Hon. Asheta Oyabebefa, Former Councillor, Burutu LGA, Hon. Karo Goru, Leader of Udu Legislative Arm, Gen. Godday Smith aka Bounana-Owei, Comr. Freeborn Godbless, President General of Gbaregolo Community, etc.
The Liberator Newspaper can report that a wave making popular female comedian known as MC Warri Pikin is also a grand daughter of Mama Anna Idama Amgbaduba who gallantly made appearance to celebrate her octogenarian and lovely grand mother yesterday.