Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, CON, warmly celebrates the 70th birth anniversary of his wife and First Lady of the state, Arabinrin Betty-Anyanwu Akeredolu.
The Governor who spoke through Richard Olatunde, his Chief Press Secretary, described his wife as a woman of remarkable courage, strength, and unwavering focus, highlighting her ability to confront life’s adversities with fortitude as a truly exceptional feat.
“Combining modesty, honesty, and an uncommon, unwavering mental acuity is a testament to a life shaped with discipline, focus, and divine generosity. Few individuals enjoy such grace into old age.”
“My Adorable Betty, I considered myself fortunate since our paths crossed over four decades ago. I could not have asked for a better partner. I live with no regrets whatsoever.”
“Having a friend, wife, confidant, unsparing critic, and supporter, a loving mother to our children, and a wonderful grandmother to our grandchildren, all wrapped into one persona, has been an exceptional blessing in my life.
“Your presence and unwavering support have enriched every aspect of my journey. Your wisdom and guidance have been a source of strength, and your love has been a constant source of joy and comfort.
“As we celebrate your 70th birthday, I am filled with immense gratitude for the remarkable woman you are and the profound impact you have on our family and the community. Your ability to embody so many roles with grace and compassion is truly awe-inspiring.
“As you attain this Platinum milestone, I fervently pray that you continue to impact society positively in good health. Your unwavering dedication to the cause of the girl-child through your unyielding and vociferous advocacy will forever serve as a reference point.
“The women, especially widows, deeply appreciate your efforts, and those afflicted with the scourge of cancer see in you a courageous exemplar—an enabler who has fought against this menace with remarkable resilience.
“May your tireless commitment to humanity inspire many and leave an indelible mark on the lives you touch. On your 70th birthday, we celebrate your achievements and the countless lives you have touched with your kindness, compassion, and unwavering spirit.
“Congratulations, Darlin’ me. May the years ahead be filled with abundant blessings and continued impact. Happy birthday, My Adorable Betty!