President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated oil and gas industry investor, Chief (Dr) Leemon Ikpea, as he marks his 67th birthday tomorrow, describing him as one of the home-grown investors in the oil and gas industry,
The President applauds the dint of hard work and grace of God, which brought Chief Ikpea from modest beginnings to the topmost rungs of the business ladder today.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president said that Lee Engineering and Construction Company, of which Chief Ikpea is Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, is thus proving that Nigerians can hold their own in the highly technical sector.
The President prays that Chief Ikpea will continue to serve God and humanity in good health, and be blessed with long life and prosperity.
The statement added: “The President rejoices with family, friends and associates of the celebrant, salutes the milk of human kindness, which has seen him awarding innumerable scholarships and bequests to uplift the weak and downtrodden, and commends same to other well-to-do Nigerians.