It was celebration of sorts as friends, relations and colleagues gathered to rejoice with “two sisters” Mrs Nkiru Zikora and Mrs Chika Anigbogu who marked 50 years of age.
Though, they were born by different parents, both sisters were incidentally, born on same day, have remained close friends for nearly three decades.
At the colourful evening event held at the Mr. Oseloka Zikora’s residence in Abuja on Thursday April 15, 2021, the celebrants dressed in an exceptional gold apparel thrilled many guests including Minister of State for Education Barr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba to special renditions amidst the presence of a live musical squad.
The celebrants also took out special time to welcome and thank their guests one after the other.
Even when it was time to say few words of appreciation, both celebrant preferred to sing to the amazement of those who stayed glued and watched.
However, their husbands Mr. Oseloka Zikora and Mr. Uche Anigbogu who couldn’t hide how they felt spoke one after the other.
“I’m speaking with all the confidence on behalf of my myself and my brother Zikora without any doubt, none of us could have been where we are without two of them.
“If there is anything you see us become, it’s because they have been there for us right from the beginning. It’s only amazing that with each passing day, the wine gets sweeter… They have not in a way failed us.”
For Mr Zikora, “We are too blessed because lines have fallen in place in pleasant places… We are grateful for all that came to celebrate this day with us.
One of the testifiers and former top official at Nigeria Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mr Benson Iroha, who spoke in glowing ways about one of the celebrants, Mrs Zikora said, “A lot has been said about her, but Mrs Zikora has been a treasure while I was working.
“You can give her assignment and go to sleep, because she would deliver it the way you expected.”
Some other guests took out time to eulogise the celebrants and prayed for God to grant them long lives.
The two celebrants are blessed with children, one of them, Chidozie Zikora, prepared their birthday cakes.