Senate President Greets Asiwaju Bola Tinubu At 69

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has sent his best wishes to former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the occasion of his 69th birthday on Monday.

Lawan joins the family members, friends and political associates of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in rejoicing with him for marking the day in good health and high spirits.

A statement signed by Ola Awoniyi, the Special Adviser(Media) to the President of the Senate quotes him as saying: "I felicitate with His Excellency, Asiwaju Tinubu, on this joyous occasion. 

"A leader of leaders, political strategist and astute administrator, Asiwaju Tinubu has in three decades of active roles in the politics of Nigeria impacted many lives and greatly contributed to improving the polity.

"His achievements and the development foundations he laid in Lagos as the first elected governor of the state in the Fourth Republic have secured his place in the history of the state.

"That is the reason he has continued to loom large on the political stage 14 years after he last held a political office.

"The Jagaban of Borgu is also a founding father of our great party, the APC, and has been consistent alongside our other leaders in guiding the ruling party along a progressive path for the growth of our democracy and the development of our nation.

"Asiwaju Tinubu has been unwavering in his commitment to the unity of Nigeria and in his belief in its destiny as a great nation with a happy and prosperous people, despite the current challenges of nation-building," Lawan said.

The Senate President wished the former governor many more years of good health and service to humanity.

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