Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has joined the host of others to felicitate with the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as he marks another birthday.
Sanwo-Olu in his congratulatory message on Monday, March 8 through his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, described the VP as a seasoned administrator, legal luminary, university don and religious leader who has used his skills and positions in different capacities for national growth.
Naija News understands that Osinbajo on Monday clocked 64 years of age. The number two citizen of Nigeria has so far received and still receiving many congratulatory messages from fellow politicians, family members and friends. On his part, Governor Sanwo-Olu wished Prof. Osinbajo more years of joy and good health for continued service to the nation and humanity at large.
The Lagos State number one citizen commended Osinbajo for contributing immensely to the success of the All Progressive Congress, how he partnered with President Muhammadu Buhari to steer the ship of Nigeria on the right path.
His message to the VP reads: “On behalf of the good people of Lagos State and my adorable wife, Ibijoke, I heartily congratulate Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the occasion of his 64th birthday celebration. Professor Osinbajo has sacrificed the greater part of his adult life in service of our dear State and Nigeria.
“I also salute his patriotism, doggedness, dedication, commitment and tireless efforts in partnering and working with President Buhari and other critical stakeholders in addressing insecurity, corruption and economic issues in the country.
“Prof. Osinbajo’s leadership of the National Economic Council (NEC), which I belong to, has provided quality direction and synergy between the federal and state governments in addressing major issues affecting millions of Nigerians as well as working towards the growth and development of the country.”
Sanwo-Olu applauded the VP’s contribution to the growth of Lagos State, most especially in the judicial sector during his tenure as the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the State.
He added: “Prof. Osinbajo is a worthy ambassador of Lagos State and we will always be grateful to him for using his legal expertise to take Lagos judiciary to greater heights. During his tenure as Attorney-General of our dear State, he fought many battles on behalf of the State and today, we are reaping the fruits of those achievements.”
Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to respond to allegations of corruption levelled against officials and individuals close to his regime.
The party made the call in a statement on Sunday titled, “PDP Calls Out Buhari Presidency On Corruption…Tasks PMB To Speak out on alleged N2.5bn Transfer to Family Member,” signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, Naija News reports.
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