President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have congratulated the Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the occasion of his 61st birthday.
Buhari, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, extolled Lawan’s discipline, maturity and selflessness in always looking at the broader picture in decision making.
He prayed that God would continue to guide Lawan to provide strong leadership, and grant him longer life and good health
In its own statement signed by its chairman, Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong, the NGF commended the Senate President for his contribution to the nation’s political development.
Lalong, in a statement by his Director of Press and Public Relations, Dr Makut Macham, said Lawan is “one of the shining examples of the North as you have lived a life of patriotism and dedication.
“Promoting values of unity, peace and progress in your approach to crucial national issues, particularly in the legislature.
“We are happy that you are leading the National Assembly with dignity, commitment and integrity putting national interests above all other considerations.”