Members of the Northern Governors Forum have extended their warm felicitations to Nigeria’s former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on his 83rd birthday, (March 5, 2020).
In a congratulatory message to the former President, Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong praised Chief Obasanjo for his visionary and patriotic service to Nigeria, the African Continent, and the world at large.
Lalong in a statement signed by the Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State & Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Dr. Makut Simon Macham, Ph.D described Chief Obasanjo as a leader who has given his best to the nation and humanity in the various positions of responsibility he has occupied over the years.
The Northern Governors Forum particularly praised his commitment to the growth of democracy, good governance and human rights which he has pursued in and out of office and under different platforms across the globe.
They urged the former President not to relent in offering his weath of wisdom and experience to the present leadership at all levels, particularly as Nigeria continues its march towards consolidating democracy, fight against corruption and insecurity.
The forum wished him more years of good health, God’s divine wisdom and protection as he keeps serving Nigeria, the African continent, and the world.
March 4, 2020.