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


The Governor took to his verified Instagram page to express his gratitude to God for allowing him to marry 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.” 

Edith Okowa, on her part, characterized Governor Okowa as “God’s greatest gift,” “a great husband,” and “an excellent 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 

Just as expected, netizens trooped down his Instagram post to congratulate them on their anniversary. NgGossips.compiled some reactions below;

sugarrvenomm wrote; I love love! 😍😍😍 Happy anniversary to the first couple of Delta state. May your union remain one filled with love, joy, laughter and bliss. ❤️❤️❤️

ebony_v82 wrote; Happy Anniversary Daddy& Mommy of our great State. May God continue to wax Union stronger and stronger in Jesus mighty name 🎉🎂❤️❤️🎂

onos.dennis wrote; Happy Marriage Anniversary to Governor Ifeanyi Authur Okowa and his beloved wife Dame Edith Okowa. God Bless Your Marriage 💑

clem_esomowei wrote;Congrats His Excellency and 1st Lady Okowa. Happy wedding anniversary. Wishing you more bliss