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Abbas, Kalu Felicitate Gbajabiamila, Sanwo-Olu At Birthday

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Tajudeen Abbas has paid glowing tributes to the Chief of Staff to the President, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, CON, on his 62nd birthday.

The speaker, in a congratulatory message issued through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Musa Abdullahi Krishi, on Monday in Abuja, said Gbajabiamila remains a phenomenon having reached 62 years on earth.

The speaker was elated that Gbajabiamila has made his mark and left his footprints in the sand of time during his over 20-year service in the House of Representatives, especially as Speaker of the 9th House.

While noting Gbajabiamila’s “Exceptional contributions to the growth and development of our democracy, especially the Legislature,” Speaker Abbas said the Chief of Staff to the President has distinguished himself as a democrat par excellence.

Speaker Abbas noted that Gbajabiamila’s legacy projects in the National Assembly have been of great benefit not just to the 10th Assembly and the public but also the Assemblies to come.

“No wonder President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, found the former speaker worthy of being his top aide to manage the president’s schedule and assist him in his quest to bring about good governance in Nigeria”.

He described Gbajabiamila as “one of the best hands in Tinubu’s government.

“I am most elated to wish my predecessor and the Chief of Staff to the President, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, happy 62nd birthday.

“At 62, Gbajabiamila will go down in history as one of the finest legislators the National Assembly has ever produced. His democratic credentials are legion.

“In the history of the Nigerian Parliament and our democracy, Femi Gbajabiamila has written his name in gold”.

Also, Deputy Speaker Benjamin Okezie Kalu has felicitated Hon. Gbajabiamila and the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on their respective birthdays.

Kalu in a congratulatory message by his Special Assistant on Press Affairs, Udora Orizu said it was amazing that both exceptional leaders came to the world on the same day.

He commended Gbajabiamila for his exemplary leadership, dedication, and contributions to the growth, development of the nation.

Kalu stated that as Chief of Staff, Gbajabiamila has demonstrated unwavering dedication and commitment which have been significant in driving Mr President’s Renewed Hope agenda for the growth and development of the country.

According to him, Gbajabiamila as a confidant and advisor to President Tinubu, the administration within one year has strengthened governance through effective policy implementation.

He also recalled Gbajabiamila’s support for the Peace in South East Project, PISE-P an initiative, which canvasses for non-kinetic approach to end insecurity in South East region.

Kalu said, “I am delighted to join Nigerians and the rest of the world as we celebrate an icon, visionary leader, Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the occasion of his 62nd birthday. Throughout your career, you have demonstrated remarkable leadership qualities, wisdom, and a genuine concern for the welfare of the people”.

He also extended warm wishes to Governor Sanwo-Olu, saying that he has shown courageous and exemplary leadership evident on the good works done in Lagos State, which has positively impacted lives of Lagosians.

“I extend my warmest wishes and heartfelt congratulations to Executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on the occasion of his 59th birthday celebration. Sanwo-Olu is worthy of celebration having excelled both in private and public sectors”.

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