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El-Rufai marks 60th birthday, presents book ‘These Times’

Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai has marked his 60th birthday at an event attended by political, traditional and business leaders in Kaduna.

The governor also formally presented to the public two volumes of These Times, a compilation of his newspaper columns and speeches.

Governor el-Rufai cutting his cake assisted by (from left) Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed, Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Ummi el-Rufai, Asiya el-Rufai, Hadiza el-Rufai, Minister of Environment Dr Mohammed Mahmoud, Kaduna State Deputy Governor Hadiza Balarabe, Oni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, and president of Manufacturers’ Association of Nigeria (MAN) Mansur Ahmed
Former APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, former Governor of Zamfara State Abdulaziz Yari, Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, Ekiti State Governor John Kayode Fayemi, the celebrant Nasir el-Rufai, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, former Governor of Gombe State Danjuma Goje, APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole
Governor el-Rufai exchanges pleasantries with the Minister of Environment Dr Mohammed Mahmoud, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, while Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Deputy Speaker of the House of Reps Ahmed Idris Wase look on
Senate President Ahmad Lawan delivers a goodwill message
Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II reads his tribute to Malam Nasir el-Rufai, recalling how they met back in 1976
Oni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi presents a gift to el-Rufai
El-Rufai with his three wives (from left) Hadiza, Asiya and Ummi
Managing Director of the NPA Hadiza Bala Usman at the ceremony. Hadiza earlier served as a Chief of Staff to el-Rufai
Copies of the books presented at the event
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