President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Lagos State goverrnor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on his birthday.
The president salute the courage and boundless energy he had brought into leadership, especially the focus on people oriented development.
President Buhari joined the State Executive Council, family, friends and political associates of the former banker in celebrating the visionary leader, who has over the years contributed to the development of the state at various levels, including serving as Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Commissioner for Training and Pensions, and Managing Director/CEO of Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC).
The President affirmed that the governor’s consistency in diligently serving governments in the state, and loyalty to the governing party, All Progressibes Congress (APC), deserves commendation.
He urged him to keep sharing the wealth of experience gained from the private sector to bring more competency and effectiveness into the public sector, which provides the engine for driving policies, and actualizing development plans.
As the Lagos State Governor turns 55, President Buhari noted, with appreciation, the strong leadership he has brought to bear with his management team to contain and reverse the spread of novel coronavirus, a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted.
Also, Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Lagos State counterpart, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as he clocks 55.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba on Thursday, Okowa extolled the administrative prowess and leadership acumen of the Governor, describing him as “an uncommon professional, astute administrator and enthusiastic leader of great value”.
He commended him for his visionary and pragmatic leadership which had signalled the huge upliftment awaited Lagos State in his tenure.
“It is heart-warming to note that you have through hard work, discipline and uncommon vision won the admiration and respect of Lagosians and the nation at large.
“Your focus and commitment to the development of the ‘Greater Lagos’ project is legendary and worthy of commendation.
“The people of Lagos didn’t make any mistake when they overwhelmingly elected you to guarantee a brighter future for them,” Okowa said.
“On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I heartily rejoice with a reputable politician, outstanding professional, seasoned administrator, and my brother governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, as he turns 55 years.
“It is our prayer that God will continue to protect you and grant you good health to render more services to mankind.” he added.