By Christiana Ekpa
The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has felicitated with the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai on his 60th birthday.
The Speaker described el-Rufai as a visionary leader whose main preoccupation is to make Kaduna State great.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said el-Rufai’s 60 years on earth has been for service to humanity.
“The Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai comes across as a highly patriotic Nigerian, whose contributions to nation building are everywhere for all to see.
“Since his days in the Bureau for Public Enterprise (BPE) and later as a Minister of FCT, el-Rufai has always put Nigeria first.
“Today, Kaduna State is witnessing unprecedented infrastructural development courtesy of el-Rufai’s resolve to make the state, especially the capital city, Kaduna, a modern city.
“As a member of our great party, the APC, el-Rufai has shown, time without number, how committed he is to the growth and development of the party.
“I wish the Kaduna State Governor good health and many more happy years on earth.”
Equally, the Deputy Speaker of the House Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase congratulated the Governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai on his attainment of the age of 60 years.
Wase, in a congratulatory message signed by his chief press secretary, Umar Mohammed Puma, described El-Rufai as a developmental leader with an eye for excellence.
He said “El-Rufai is a courageous and exemplary leader, who leaves his imprints of excellence on the sands of history anywhere he has opportunity to serve the nation”.