…says President leading at most challenging times
SEGUN BABATUNDE, Bauchi
Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 79th birthday.
Dogara, representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen in Bauchi, said, “No doubt these are moments of national peril; we, therefore, join millions of your well-wishers in praying that God will lighten your burden and imbue you with more wisdom and courage as you steer the affairs of state at these most challenging times of our nation’s history.”
According to him, “We are more than ever before determined to support you and your government’s policies and programmes geared towards providing the much needed infrastructural development, restoration of peace, order, political and economic stability.”
He added, “As we gaze into the future, I pray that you will not only move into the octogenarian age with grace but that God Almighty will keep you strong to celebrate 100 years and more in good health and prosperity.
“On behalf of my humble self, my family and the entire people of Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, I rejoice with and celebrate Mr. President on your 79th birthday.”