Retirement Offers Exceptional Individuals Enjoy Fruits of their Labour – Gwarzo

Retirement Offers Exceptional Individuals Enjoy Fruits of their Labour - Gwarzo

Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Abdullahi Tijjani Gwarzo, has described retirement as a deserved opportunity for exceptional individuals to rest, reflect and enjoy the fruits of their labour.

The Minister made the remarks at the send forth ceremony organised by the Ministry for a retiring Director and Head of Department of Engineering Services, Engr Cyril Ogu Onyeneke.

Engr. Onyeneke retired from Federal service after completing his normal service life cycle at 60 years.

Gwarzo described the outgoing director as an exceptional and humble man, who dedicated his life to the service of the Nation.

He also commended the Director for the proficiency he exhibited in his skills throughout his service years, stating that he was leaving a vital role in the Engineering department of the Ministry.

While expressing sadness that the Director would be greatly missed, he further wished him a retirement filled with peace, happiness and fulfillment of expression and best of luck in his future endeavors.

“As we bid you farewell from the civil Service, we do so with deep gratitude and profound respect, your contribution has left an indelible mark in our Ministry and the Nation at large.

As you embark on this journey, I have full confidence that your wealth of knowledge and experience would continue to positively impact the society in different capacity” Gwarzo stated.

Earlier in a welcome remark, Director Planning, Research and Statistics, Bala Muhammad Saulawa who represented the Permanent Secretary,, Dr Marcus Ogunbiyi, wished Engr. Onyeneke a very happy, successful and enjoyable life after retirement.

He prayed that those still in service will also live to celebrate a successful retirement in due time.

Delivering his vote of thanks, the retiring Director Engr. Cyril Onyenke expressed happiness that he was leaving the service in a glorious way and a satisfied Man.

He thanked the Honorable Ministers for their tutelage, the Permanent Secretary, his fellow directors as well as his subordinates in the engineering department for their cooperation during the course of their work.

The event was graced by some retired Directors, serving Directors and staff of the Ministry, family, friends and well wishers of the celebrant, who wished him well in his future endeavours.

Badamasi Salisu Haiba
Director Information and Public Relations