The Gloria Diri Foundation, a faith-based nonprofit organization renowned for empowering women, children, and communities to live right, has congratulated the first lady of Bayelsa state, Gloria Diri, on her 51st birthday.
The first lady, a medical professional, turned 51years on Monday, August 15, 2022.
The Foundation’s executive director, Rev. Dr. Juliet Teibowei, in a statement signed by its General Secretary, Tari Oliver, on Monday, described the Governor’s wife as a courageous, amiable, kind-hearted person and also the foundation’s strong pillar of support.
She said the First Lady, a thoroughbred medical practitioner who represents the league of the brightest minds and pride of the profession, had touched the lives of millions of Nigerians and Bayelsians, first as a medical practitioner and currently as First Lady of Bayelsa, since her assumption of office on May 29, 2019.
”On behalf of the management of Gloria Diri Foundation, I heartily congratulate our beloved chairperson, wife, and friend of many years, on the occasion of her 51st birthday.
”Attaining the age of 51 years in, elegance, grace, and good health is worth celebrating because of her remarkable contributions to Bayesians, the medical profession, Bayelsa State, and humanity,” she said.
She stressed further that over the years, the first lady has contributed immensely to the health sector, especially as a medical practitioner in the Federal Civil Service.
She said, “Since you became the First Lady of Bayelsa, you have shown passion and commitment to issues relating to gender equality, health, and quality education.” And as a women and children’s advocate, you have been vocal in your campaign against poverty, hunger, sexual and gender-based violence, especially on issues affecting the younger generations. As the chairman of the Gloria Diri Foundation (GDF), you have also provided leadership for women to support their husbands in public offices.
”On this occasion of your 51st birthday, I pray that God will continue to be with you, grant you good health to enable you to render more service to our beloved dear State, the medical profession, and humanity.”