From Scholastica Hir, Makurdi

The Benue State National Assembly Caucus and federal government appointees from the state also known as “Benue Unity Caucus,” have felicitated with Rt Hon. Dickson Tarkighir, the honorable member representing Makurdi/ Gboko Federal Constituency on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

The Caucus comprising of Senators, Reps and appointees from Benue State, in a statement signed by the spokesman, Hon. Philip Agbese, described Tarkighir who is one of their own, as a democrat, tireless fighter for a good cause, and a firm believer in responsive government.

Agbese who noted that Tarkigir’s life is all about sacrifices, impact and benevolence, said his record of steadfast service, purposeful leadership and excellence is there for all to see.

They, therefore, wished him sound health and more years to continue service to humanity.

“Today, we celebrate an illustrious son, a trailblazer and astute colleague, Rt Hon. Dickson Tarkighir on the auspicious occasion of his birthday.

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“Some call him Mr. Solar, others know him as Mr. Employment all because of his love for service delivery. In our circle, he is known as Mr. Loyalty.

“His has been a record of steadfast service to our nation at different levels. He is a democrat, a tireless fighter for a good cause, and a firm believer in responsive government.

“His perception on good governance and democracy is different. He sees it as a system of government established for the attainment of sustainable development for the people.

“On this occasion of his birthday, we join sons and daughters of Benue State to celebrate him and his unflinching loyalty to the leadership of our great party under the trailblazing humility of Senator George Akume.

“We can only pray that God will increase him in good health to enable him to render more service to humanity, our state, and our dear country, Nigeria.

“It is our firm believe that he will continue to change hearts and minds while enacting policies and laws that ensure our nation lives up to its founding idea: that we’re all created equal and deserve to be treated equally throughout our lives,” the statement read.