Chief Bode George, one of the founding fathers of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and a former National Chairman of the party turns 75 today. No doubt Chief Bode George is a maker of men who has impacted great values and shaped the political careers of many successful Nigerians today.
As well wishers continue to shower him with praise, one of his proteges, Dare Adeleke who is himself a PDP stalwart and Chairman Oyo Pacesetters Transport, has sent an emotional birthday message to his mentor explicitly crediting Chief George with making him the man he is today.
“My true Mentor, I sincerely wish you plenty of joy today and every day of coming year. You are a super mentor, fantastic example of wisdom, undiluted leadership laced with great foresight. Your teachings and experiences helped me a lot, and still direct me today. BGEE, is utterly and totally responsible for the huge success I have attained today both politically and personally. Happy Birthday to my father, mentor and leader.”
Chief Bode George was former Military Governor of Ondo State, and later Chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority.