By Jide Orintunsin, Abuja
Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described the National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as an inspiration for the successes recorded by the governing party thus far.
The governors under the aegies of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), in a congratulatory message to mark Tinubu’s 69th birthday by chairman of the Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Bagudu, eulogised the contributions of Tinubu to formation of the party.
The forum commended and acknowledged the untiring, selfless leadership and commitment of Asiwaju Tinubu to a united prosperous Nigeria.
The statement reads: “Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) joins all Nigerians, to celebrate the birthday of His Excellency, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the APC. We celebrate this special occasion with Your Excellency and your entire family.
“We in particular wish to acknowledge and commend your untiring and selfless leadership and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria.
“We acknowledge your contributions to the emergence and growth of our party, APC. Emerging from opposition to a governing party through hard and very difficult negotiations, which has bestowed upon us the responsibility of managing the affairs our dear country is a historic achievement that past political leaders of Nigeria were unable to achieve.
“Under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, in partnership with many other leaders of our party, including Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the politics of Nigeria is passing through fundamental changes, which is a necessary condition for the institution of enduring progressive governance. As our national leader, you certainly represent one of the inspirations for our successes.
‘We rejoice with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and will always continue to look up to you for inspiring guidance.
“Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Jagaban of the Bogu Kingdom.”