Posted by News Express | 7 March 2017 | 1,535 times
•Acting President Osinbajo.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has eulogised Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, for demonstrating exceptional capacity, humility and patriotism in handling the affairs of state.
In a congratulatory message to mark Professor Osinbajo’s 60th Birthday Anniversary, Dogara, commended the Acting President for exhibiting abiding faith and commitment to the ideals of democracy and rule of law.
“Since your emergence as the Vice President and chairman of the country’s economic council you have not left any one in doubt as to your capacity to handle matters of national interest, development and progress,” Dogara said.
He commended Professor Osinbajo’s disposition towards building national peace, unity and stability of Nigeria which he has always manifested while carrying out his duties.
“You have brought your vast knowledge, experience and worthy ideals to bear in the discharge of the functions of your high political office as Vice President and number two citizen of the country. It is therefore no surprise that you have been able to continue leading the country on the path of economic recovery and growth through constructive engagement and partnership with relevant stakeholders even in the temporary absence of Mr. President,” the speaker noted.
“While wishing Your Excellency a happy birthday celebration, I pray God Almighty to continue to keep you in good health and bless you with many more years of robust service to Nigeria,” the Speaker concluded.
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has also congratulated Prof. Osinbajo, on the occasion of his 60th birthday on Wednesday.
While felicitating with the Acting President, the Governor said: “Today, as always, we celebrate the grace of God on you and your family.”
He added: “Your selfless service to humanity and the nation at large as well as the many achievements you have recorded in both personal and public life, are some of the reasons we cannot but celebrate you on this occasion of your birthday.”
Governor Amosun also seized the occasion to pray that the Almighty God continues to preserve Professor Osinbajo for many more years in good health and sound mind.
“We pray that the Almighty God will preserve and grant you more wisdom and grace to continue to make significant contributions to the overall development of Nigeria,” Governor Amosun said.