The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated three eminent Nigerians, (Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila; Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwoolu; and elderstatesman Amb. Babagana Kingibe) on the occasion of their birthdays, recognising their contributions to to National development.

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong in a congratulatory message described Speaker House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila who clocked 58 as a great Nigerian who has continued to promote development particularly through his legislative experience.

He commended the Speaker for standing up for ordinary Nigerians by giving direction and quality leadership to the green chamber which has led to the passing of laws that have promoted good governance, peace and tranquility.

On Governor Babajide Sanwoolu of Lagos State who turned 55, the Northern Governors saluted his courage and pragmatic leadership style which has enabled the nation’s commercial capital to continue to play a pivotal role in national development.

The forum while wishing him more years of success, asked him not to relent in his commitment of serving the people of Lagos State and the nation with integrity, compassion and excellence, in line with his campaign promises.

For elderstatesman, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, the Forum congratulated him for attaining the age of 75 and also commended his sense of loyalty, patriotism and commitment to Nigeria.

Governor Lalong said “Ambassador Kingibe has transversed the political landscape of the country, and making his mark on the international stage, making congent contributions to the socio-political development of Nigeria in various capacities over the years. We celebrate his dexterity and passion in promoting National unity, peace and good governance”.
The Governors while wishing him many more years of good health, peace and God’s divine protection, asked him to continue to avail the nation his wealth of experience and wisdom.

Dr. Makut Simon Macham, ANIPR
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State.
25th June 2020.