The Northern Governors Forum has felicitated with Senate President Dr. Ahmad Lawan as he marks his 63rd birthday.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong in a congratulatory message described the Senate President as a legislator per excellence and a patriotic Nigerian who has deployed his vast experience in politics for the good of the nation.
In a press release today January 12, 2023 signed by Dr. Makut Simon Macham, the Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State and Chairman Northern Governor’s Forum, Lalong said Senator Lawan has continued to provide purposeful leadership to the 9th Senate by ensuring that the business of law-making is carried out with the overall interest of the people of Nigeria.
He commended Senator Lawan for carrying along the entire Senate irrespective of party affiliations and also ensuring that the 9th National Assembly breaks the jinx with the passage of landmark legislations such as the PIA and the Electoral Act Amendment Bill among others.
Governor Lalong said the Northern Governors Forum has found a strong ally in the Senate President particularly in the area of appropriation for security, agriculture, education, job creation and others which are very important to the progress of the region and the nation as a whole.
While wishing him many more years of peace and good health, the Northern Governors Forum acknowledges urged him to remain steadfast in providing inclusive leadership that will assist the government deliver its mandate to the people.