Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Plateau State Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has on behalf the 19 Governors and the entire people of the region congratulated Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan on his 61st birthday.
Governor Lalong in a message rejoiced with the Senate President for attaining the age of 61 and contributing immensely to the political development of the nation through his many years of service at the legislature and elsewhere.
“You are 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” he said.
Governor Lalong also expressed belief that Senator Lawan’s leadership of the ninth National Assembly will provide the much needed win-win synergy that is necessary for a harmonious relationship with the Executive and the Judiciary which will fast track in bringing the dividends of democracy to Nigerians.
He assured the Senate President of the continuous support of the Northern Governors Forum and the people of the region in ensuring that he provides the needed leadership that will enable him lead the national legislature to passing historic legislations that will make life easier for the Nigerians.
He wished Senator Lawan good health and God’s favour in the years ahead.