President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan and the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, have felicitated with former Governor of Lagos state and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he celebrates his 69th birthday anniversary on Monday,.

In separate congratulatory messages to Tinubu on Sunday, the two presiding officers of the upper legislative chamber, described him as a leader of leaders, inspiration to many and a strong believer in one indivisible Nigerian nation.

Lawan, in the message, joined the family members, friends and political associates of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in rejoicing with Tinubu who laid solid foundation for the growth of Lagos as Governor from 1999 to 2007 and a founding member of the APC for marking the day in good health and high spirits.

The Senate President’s congratulatory letter to Asiwaju Tinubu reads:
“I felicitate with His Excellency, Asiwaju Tinubu, on this joyous occasion. A leader of leaders, political strategist and astute administrator, Asiwaju Tinubu has in three decades of active roles in the politics of Nigeria impacted many lives and greatly contributed to improving the polity.
“His achievements and the development foundations he laid in Lagos as the first elected governor of the state in the Fourth Republic have secured his place in the history of the state.

That is the reason he has continued to loom large on the political stage 14 years after he last held a political office.
“The Jagaban of Borgu is also a founding father of our great party, the APC, and has been consistent alongside our other leaders in guiding the ruling party along a progressive path for the growth of our democracy and the development of our nation.

“Asiwaju Tinubu has been unwavering in his commitment to the unity of Nigeria and in his belief in its destiny as a great nation with a happy and prosperous people, despite the current challenges of nation-building”.
On his part, Omo-Agege applauded the Third Republic Senator for working to nurture and strengthen democracy in many ways.

While stressing that the APC chieftain remains an inspiration to many, the DSP lauded him for his commitment to nation building.
He prayed to God to continue to preserve Tinubu’s life and thanked him sincerely for devoting his life to public service with extraordinary courage and diligence.

Omo-Agege further said: “Without question, you have written your name in gold. You have devoted your life to public service with extraordinary courage, resilience and tenacity of purpose. We appreciate your patriotic commitment to nation building. You are the architect of modern Lagos and the story of the state would be incomplete without you.

“On behalf of the people of Delta Central Senatorial District, I send my congratulations and best wishes and thank you for your selfless service to humanity and the nation as you mark your 69th birthday”.

Source: THISDAY LIVE