- Governor Samuel Ortom got praises from Nigerians on social media after he shared a throwback photo
- Many wished him a happy birthday as some described him as a man who always speaks no matter the pressure
- The governor gave due appreciation to God for allowing him to mark another year
Childhood photo of Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shown that the young surely always grow to become great in life.
Celebrating his birthday on Friday, April 23, His Excellency took to Twitter to share a lovely throwback photo of when he was a young boy.
He placed it side-by-side with his recent photo so people can see how far he has come. Captioning them, the governor said:
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"To God be the glory for bringing me to the diamond age today!"
See his post below:
As at the time of writing this report, his post has close to 7,000 likes with hundreds of comments from Nigerians.
Legit.ng compiled some of them below:
"@GovSamuelOrtom happy birthday sir I salute you boldness and fearless heart and mind even at this stage of your leadership. U inspire millions keep the good works I pray God Almighty always grant you wisdom, and understanding , protect u n ur family Amen."
"Lovely pic merge... essence of time! May God give you the strength and wisdom to serve your people well! Happy Birthday."
"Happy Birthday governor. You have always been a warrior from your youth days till now. May the Lord God Almighty uphold you and guide you in the new journey you have started today. Amen."
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"Watching you yesterday on channels TV gave me hope that there are leaders in Nigeria who can boldly say their minds without fear .Happy birthday your excellency."
"Happy fullfil birthday sir may Almighty Allah continue to protect you and much more wisdom to coodinate assignment entrust in you."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerians have joined the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and wife Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu in celebration as they marked their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 18.
While many took to social media to make a lovely shout-out for the power couple, one particular social media users dug up old photos of the duo.