- Felicitation are beginning to pour in for APC national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as he celebrates his 67th birthday
- Oshiomhole, a former governor of Edo state, has been hailed for bringing stability to the ruling party
- Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, described the APC leader as a pragmatic leader with rare vision
The governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has sent felicitations to the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The governor in statement sent to Legit.ng on Thursday, April 4 by his chief press secretary, Onogwu Mohammed, hailed Oshiomhole on his 67th birthday, describing him as a pragmatic leader with rare vision.
The governor also hailed Comrade Oshiomhole for his leadership skills, noting that he has brought stability to the APC since he took over as the party's national chairman.
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He said Oshiomhole's uncommon wisdom, resilience, pragmatism and exemplary leadership has strengthened the nation’s democracy.
Part of the statement read: “On behalf of the government and the good people of Kogi state, I wish to felicitate with Your Excellency on the occasion of your 67th birthday celebrations.
“As the national chairman of our great party; the APC, you have exhibited uncommon wisdom, resilience, pragmatism, and exemplary leadership to deserve our greatest respect for the stability you have brought to our party. You have had a remarkable life that is great in accomplishment and great in years.
“Over the years, you have made extraordinary memories and written your own unique story into the Nigerian narrative. As you reflect on your contributions to our nation and humanity at large, we trust you take tremendous pride in all you have accomplished.”
Meanwhile, a group of senators-elect campaigning for Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan to be the Senate president on Wednesday, March 27, dismissed claims by Senator Ali Ndume that they were not consulted on the adoption of Lawan by the APC.
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The senators described the claims of the senator representing Borno south senatorial district as untrue and misleading.
Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, spokesperson of the ‘Ahmed Lawan for Senate President Group of Senators,’ told journalists in Abuja that APC senators-elect were carried along in the adoption of Lawan for the position.
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