President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), and its teeming members in congratulating Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on his 69th birthday.
In a congratulatory message by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, March 28, Buhari also shared the joyous occasion with the former two-term Governor of Lagos State, ”whose acumen and influence continue to resonate around the country and beyond.”
The president rejoiced with the “patriot and statesman” on the 12th colloquium, an intellectual gathering to commemorate his birthday.
Buhari noted that the colloquium had over the years turned into a veritable opportunity for discussing topical national issues, and harnessing ideas that would move the nation forward.
The president described the theme of the 12th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, “Our Common Bond, Our Common Wealth: Imperative of National Cohesion for Growth and Prosperity’’, as timely.
He believed the choice of further ”highlighting loyalty to the country and the shared vision that will bring harmony and well-being to everyone is most timely, clearly reflecting Sen. Tinubu’s patriotism and benevolence.”
According to the president, the former Lagos State governor has inspired many leaders; and continues to nurture talents for the benefit of the country.
Buhari also acknowledged Tinubu’s role in the stability of the APC and advocating good governance.
The president also felicitated with family, friends, and political associates of the astute politician; praying that God will grant him longer life, good health, as well as more wisdom.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed confidence; that the All Progressive Congress (APC) would take over the six states of the South-South Region in 2023.
Omo-Agege made the remarks while fielding questions from newsmen; at end of APC South-South Zone ‘Town Hall Meeting’ on Constitution Review on Saturday, March 27, in Asaba, Delta.
He expressed the belief that the party would take over the governance of the region; after the 2023 general election.
“The South-South region is growing to become a formidable base of our great party.
“By the end of the 2023 general elections; it is our aspiration to have in our column, control of all the six states in the region.
“This is possible and we intend to make it happen,’’ Omo-Agege said.