Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife, Dame Edith, are celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary today, Monday, December 27.


The Governor took to his verified Instagram page to thank God for making the best decision by marrying her. 


“My darling Edith, 35-years ago, before God and our family and friends, I said: “I do” to you. 35-years later, every morning when I wake up, I thank our Almighty God for the best and most significant decision that I have ever made,” he wrote.

“As we celebrate this milestone together, my darling, I thank you for 35 amazing years that have been full of love, light, laughter, and of course, four beautiful children. For you, I will always say: “I do.” 


On her part, Edith Okowa described the Governor as God’s greatest gift, a great husband, an exemplary and intentional leader. 


“My darling Ifeanyi, having you in my life is one of God’s greatest gifts. You have been a friend and a father to our beautiful children; the personification of a great husband; and an exemplary and intentional leader. Today, as we celebrate 35 years of love and togetherness, I wish you a happy wedding anniversary my love” she wrote