Okungbowa Aiwerie, Asaba
DELTA Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has congratulated former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as he clocks 68 years on Sunday.
Okowa said that Tinubu’s role in the attainment of democracy in the country and promotion of peace and unity as well as his leadership role in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) must be appreciated. In a statement issued yesterday in Asaba by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, the governor recalled with gratitude the APC Chieftain”s patriotic and unrelenting service to the nation, describing him as a worthy leader with great vision and aspiration.
According to him, Tinubu deserves some commendation for his leadership role in improving the nation’s political space. Okowa noted that Tinubu worked so hard from the opposition to lead his party to take over power at the centre.
He urged members of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to learn from Tinubu’s consistency and loyalty to APC’s course by remaining committed to ensuring that the party returned to power in 2023.
“Tinubu’s selfless service to the nation and his many accomplishments in personal and public life readily comes to mind at a time like this.
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“As national leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has continued to play significant roles in the growth and development of the nation as political bridge-builder. Let me urge members of my party, the PDP to learn from the patience, consistency and loyalty to the course of opposition as epitomised by Bola Tinubu.
On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I congratulate His Excellency, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as he celebrates his 68th birth anniversary.