By Benjamin Omoike
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on the occasion of his 65th birthday, describing him as worthy, committed, loyal and dependable partner to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Sanwo-Olu, in a statement issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, described Prof. Osinbajo as a beacon of selfless service, seasoned administrator, legal icon, university don and religious leader, who has used his skills and positions in different capacities for national growth and development in both the private and public sectors.
The Governor also hailed Prof. Osinbajo’s contribution to the growth and development of Lagos State, especially in the judicial sector during his eight years’ tenure as the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the State.
He said Lagos State witnessed a lot of transformation in the judicial sector in Lagos State during Prof. Osinbajo’s tenure as Commissioner for Justice, adding that the Vice President deserves commendation for many legal battles fought and won by the State during Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s tenure as Lagos State Governor.
“On behalf of the good people of Lagos State and my adorable wife, Ibijoke, I heartily congratulate Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the occasion of his 65th birthday celebration and commend him for his patriotism, doggedness, dedication, exemplary leadership qualities, commitment and tireless efforts exhibited so far as Nigeria’s Vice President.
“Prof. Osinbajo is worth celebrating because of his remarkable achievements in the legal profession, as well as his contributions, selfless services, and sacrifices to our dear Lagos State and Nigeria.
“Vice President Osinbajo’s contributions to the success of the All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration at the federal level are commendable, considering how he is partnering and working with President Muhammadu Buhari and other critical stakeholders to steer the ship of Nigeria in the right path to deliver dividends of democracy to millions of Nigerians.
“I wish Prof. Osinbajo more years of joy and good health for continued service to the country and humanity as a whole,” he said.