Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji on Thursday visited the Director ABN TV, Mr. Ifeanyi Okali at his residence in Umuahia.
The Speaker who came in company of his aides had visited to rejoice with Okali and his wife who last week welcomed their first baby after their 11 years marital union.
He congratulated Okali and his wife for their patience and belief in God in the eleven years without a child.
Describing Okali as a rare breed, the Speaker said he was unaware of the family’s situation before now, praising the couple for not allowing the long years without a child steal their joy.
According to him, Okali is usually in his joyful mood, going about his business without any issue with anyone.
The Speaker also applauded him for maintaining objectivity and and not being biased in his reportage, urging other media practitioners especially online publishers to emulate him.
He prayed for physical and spiritual growth of the baby, praying that she becomes a shining star in the society.
Okali in response thanked the Speaker for the visit and identifying with the family at their period of joy.
He extolled the Speaker for being an embodiment of humility, praying for God’s blessings upon him.