From Yusuf Mairiga Shekarau, Jos
The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as he marked his 63rd birthday.
A statement signed by Makut Simon Macham, the Director of press and public affairs to the NGF Chairman and Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong quoted the NGF as saying “Osinbajo is a unique gift to Nigeria being tenacious and patriotic in his service to the country and the upliftment of its people”.
Lalong said “as Chairman of the National Economic Council, Osinbajo has relentlessly exhibited high sense of determination in critical issues facing the Nigerian economy and deployed his versatility, team spirit and mobilization skills in advancing practical solutions to its improvement”.
The NGF equally acknowledged Osinbajo’s loyalty not only to President Muhammadu Buhari, but to the nation by giving reliable counsel and carrying out his assignments with excellence.
He said, that “the forum in particular has enjoyed cordial working relationship with the Vice President as he has supported efforts at reducing poverty, tackling the challenges of Almajiri System, improving agricultural development, tackling insecurity as well as ending the farmer herder clashes”.
While praying for God to continue to grant the Vice President many more years of peace, good health and prosperity, Governor Lalong asked him to continue to offer his wisdom and knowledge to the growth of Nigeria’s democracy and the enhancement of Nigeria’s ruling party, the APC, the statement holds.