By Egena Sunday Ode
President Muhammadu Buhari has sentsends birthday greetings to the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, on his 55th birthday, June 25, 2020, saluting the courage and boundless energy he had brought into leadership, especially the focus on people oriented development.
President Buhari joined the State Executive Council, family, friends and political associates of the former banker in celebrating the visionary leader, who has over the years contributed to the development of the state at various levels, including serving as Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Commissioner for Training and Pensions, and Managing Director/CEO of Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC).
The President affirmed that the governor’s consistency in diligently serving governments in the state, and loyalty to the governing party, APC, deserves commendation, urging him to keep sharing the wealth of experience gained from the private sector to bring more competency and effectiveness into the public sector, which provides the engine for driving policies, and actualizing development plans.
As the Lagos State Governor turns 55, President Buhari noted, with appreciation, the strong leadership he has brought to bear with his management team to contain and reverse the spread of novel coronavirus, a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted.