The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated with prominent Edo son and entrepreneur, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, who is marking his 85th birthday anniversary.

The governor graced a morning church service held as part of activities to mark Chief Igbinedion’s birthday in Benin City. With the governor at the service are his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu; Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye; Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., among others.

Chief Igbinedion is reputed as one of Nigeria’s illustrious entrepreneurs, with a longlist of enterprises to his name, including Igbinedion University, Okada; Igbinedion Group of Schools and Independent Television and Radio, among several others.

The governor acknowledged Igbinedion’s illustrious foray in business and his immense contribution to education in the country at large and the state in particular.