Friday, 10 July 2020

Ben Akak Foundation salutes C'River ex-governor on birthday, calls for partnership to touch more lives


Ukorebi Esien 10th July, 2020 

Today is July, 10th 2020, birthday of former governor of Cross River State, Sen. Liyel Imoke and as expected numerous Cross Riverians especially those from the political scene have side circulated the social media and conventional media space with messages felicitating with the ex governor. 

Not left behind in the euphoria, is the Ben Akak Foundation, which has been known for its philanthropic works across the state. In a statement signed by the Chairman, of the Foundation, Engr Ben Akak, acknowledged the great works Sen. Imoke has done in the past as governor of the state and the human transformational works he is accomplishing through his Bridge Leadership Foundation.

Akak who acknowledged imoke's simplicity, humility and great contributions towards human capital development said the such labours will not be forgotten in a hurry. While stating that the Ben Akak Foundation looks forward to partnering with the Bridge Leadership Foundation to touch more lives. 

The statement reads in full: 

Birthday Message to great leader

Having the privilege of tapping from your wealth of knowledge and experience every single time the rare opportunity presents itself has indeed added value to my beign.

The history of Cross River State can never be complete without the mention of your name, not because you were a governor, but because of the transformations your administration brought to the state especially our rural communities. 

Your open door policy has drawn many far and near, young and old, cutting across economical barriers towards you. And this has greatly increased capacity in many who come close, because they keep drawing from your wealth of knowledge and experience.

Your legacy projects through the Bridge Leadership Foundation is second to none especially in Cross River State. Many young minds have been reshaped, remolded and given direction. Young entrepreneurs and Career leaders have also emerged from the Foundation. This liitle acts that may look insignificant today will greatly be appreciated in the nearest future. I sincerely admire your forseigtness.

As you celebrate your 59th birthday today, all of us at Ben Akak Foundation join the world to celebrate with you while we thank God for giving us a father like you. Indeed you are an Avatar.

The Ben Akak Foundation greatly looks forward to partner with you, in touching more lives, changing them and making them better. 

Happy birthday the great avatar, Happy birthday our father.

May your days on earth be long and fruitful. 

Engr. Ben Akak
Chairman, Ben Akak Foundation