By; IYOKPO J. EGBODO, Abuja.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has described his predecessor, and incumbent Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as a courageous and patriotic leader.
Dogara while congratulating Tambuwal on his 51st Birthday anniversary said the Sokoto State Governor has exhibited uncommon dexterity and high sense of patriotism in dealing with national issues, especially while presiding over the affairs of the 7th House of Representatives.
“Over the years, you have exhibited uncommon dexterity and high sense of patriotism in the discharge of your duties while serving at different leadership levels in the National Assembly, the NBA and now in your beloved State of Sokoto.
“As your successor and former colleague; I have noted with admiration the exceptional records of achievements and indelible footprints you have left behind as a member, minority leader, Deputy chief whip and Speaker.
“I salute your indomitable courage, unequivocal commitment and invaluable contributions to the independence and stability of the legislature. You are a source of inspiration and a shining example for all of us and indeed the younger generation.
“I salute your uncommon courage and unequivocal commitment and contributions to the independence and stability of the legislature”, Dogara stated, while assuring Tambuwal of his willingness to continue to build on the successes recorded by him, and consolidate on same.
“May I on behalf of the leadership and members of the House of Representatives congratulate you on this feat and wish you God’s grace, wisdom and good health to continue to offer your invaluable contribution to the development of your dear state and the Nigerian nation”, the Speaker stated.