By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, who is also the chairman of caretaker committee of All Progressives Congress (APC), has performed commendably in resolving the party’s internal conflicts and repositioned the party as assigned to him by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party.
In a statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ola Awoniyi, to mark Governor Buni’s 53rd birthday anniversary, Lawan said he has effectively handled the additional responsibilities with that of being a Governor.
According to Lawan, Buni has recorded giant strides in economic and infrastructural development in his short tenure of about one year and five months, adding that such can be seen in the level of security in the state.
“The Governor has also commendably discharged the additional responsibility assigned to him by our great party, the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) to resolve internal conflicts and reposition the party for its historic leadership role in nation-building and socio-political development of Nigeria.
“It is particularly worthy of note the giant strides the administration of Governor Buni has made in just 17 months in Yobe, which are visible in improved security, infrastructure and general economic development of the state”, Lawan said.
Lawan joined the family, friends and political associates of the Governor, as well as the entire people of Yobe State in celebrating the occasion.
He said the occasion is worthy of celebration because Governor Buni has devoted his life to the service of his people and excelled in the calling.
“I rejoice with His Excellency, members of his family, friends, political associates and our good people of Yobe State on this auspicious occasion.
“The Senate President wishes the Governor many more years of good health for continued service of his state and fatherland”, the statement concluded.