President Muhammadu Buhari has listed a number of what he expects an oil and gas industry investor, Chief (Dr) Leemon Ikpea, to accomplish henceforth as he clocks 64 years old tomorrow, December 19.
In a statement by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, the President encouraged Dr. Ikpea to continue exhibiting 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.
Buhari acknowledged that through the grace of God and hard work, Dr. Ikpea has risen from modest beginnings to the topmost rungs of the business ladder, even as he commended him for being an example to the younger generation.
The President acknowledged that Lee Engineering and Construction Company, of which Chief Ikpea is Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, is one of the home-grown investors in the oil and gas industry, thus proving that Nigerians can excel in the highly technical sector.
He prayed that Dr. Ikpea will continue to serve God and humanity in good health, and enjoy all-round prosperity.