Dr. Alex Otti’s birthday that held yesterday in Lagos was indeed the gathering of the Who is Who in the Business World in Nigeria and the political kingmakers in All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). The event which was attended by Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State with his Deputy, Former Governor of Rivers State, H.E Rotimi Ameachi, Senator Victor Umeh, the riches man in Nigeria – Aliko Dangote, the pioneer of telecommunication in Nigeria – Chief Dr, David Ogba Onuoha Bourdex, MD Fidelity Bank PLC – Nnamdi Okonkwo and a lot other distinguished dignitaries.
In the speech yesterday at the birthday, Governor Obiano declared that he has a lot in common with Dr Alex Otti who he has known for decades having both worked in banks. He extolled the virtues of Otti and is happy that he is towing the same path that he has trodden, leaving the luxury of the bank to serve his people . He wished him well in his endeavors.
In his own speech Senator Umeh informed the guest that he and his team persuaded Dr Otti to join APGA for the last election because of his conviction that he will impact well on the state. He stated further that in truth Dr Otti won the last election but losing it may mean that it was not God’s time. In his own words that time is next year.
Other speakers that gave good will messsges included , Chief David Onuoha(Bourdex) , Chief Chris Nkwonta , Chidi Ajaegbu, His Excellency Rotimi Amaechi who traced his relationship with Alex back to the student union days in Uniport. Barrister Ken Ahia, UD Kalu and a host of others.
In his own good will message Aliko Dangote said that Dr Otti is not only good material to govern Abia but good enough to be at the helm of affairs at the National.
The event was well attended, It was hosted and sponsored by one of Dr Alex Otti’s friend , Uzoh Kalu ( not the same as Orji Uzor Kalu) in his Ikoyi residence.
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