By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has felicitated with his Plateau state counterpart and Chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong on the occasion of his 58th birthday anniversary today 5th May, 2021.
A statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that in a congratulatory message, Governor Inuwa Yahaya joined the family, friends and associates of Governor Lalong to celebrate God’s favour and grace upon his life as he attains this great milestone.
He said, “Happy birthday to my dear brother and our indefatigable Chairman. On this auspicious occasion of your birthday, I wish you God’s exceeding grace, blessings, guidance and protection in all your endeavours”.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya used the occasion to pay glowing tribute to Governor Lalong for creating sustainable peace and unity on the plateau, describing the Northern Governors’ Forum Chairman as a selfless and exemplary leader who has succeeded in changing the negative narrative about his state through various developmental programmes and projects as well as enthronement of peace and harmony among the diverse peoples of his state.
He prayed Almighty God to continue to bless the Plateau state Governor with good health to keep serving the nation and humanity.