- Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, born on December 25, 1949, celebrated his 70th birthday
- Celebrating with him, President Muhammadu Buhari sent him warm wishes
- The president described Ganduje as one of the most patient politician he has ever met
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
Buhari described the Kano state governor as a skilled politician, a party builder and a man who works for the success of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
"Ganduje is also a committed party man who has worked tirelessly for its success," he said.
According to him, the governor is one of the most patient and calculable politicians he has ever met in his life, Daily Trust reports.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday, December 25, by the media aide of the president, Garba Shehu.
"Governor Ganduje has every reason to give gratitude to God for living to the ripe age of 70 in good health,” he added.
The president also congratulated Ganduje for emerging as the Best Performing APC Governor which was awarded by APC Governors Forum.
Legit.ng had reported that the APC governors rated Ganduje the best in terms of initiating and executing developmental projects.
Ganduje is said to have topped the list of the forum’s assessment for three consecutive months of September, October and November.
Some of the reasons Kano topped the list, according to a letter from the forum, included the government's initiatives on health, youth empowerment, education, electricity project, and so on.
Kano, according to the letter recorded the most initiatives, with 18 strides, for the month of September. Yobe has 14 strides, Borno followed with 13, while Ogun, Lagos, Kaduna, Edo and Gombe states have 12 each.
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