Dogara Speaker says Tinubu is a formidable political force

Dogara said the entire members of the House of Representatives used the opportunity to salute Tinubu for being a great leader who had attained milestones in Nigeria.

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The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has ‎described the All Progressives Congress (APC) Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as a formidable political force that brought changes to political landscape of Nigeria.

Dogara said this on Monday in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, in Abuja to congratulate Tinubu on the occasion of his 64th birthday.

The speaker said that the entire members of the House of Representatives used the opportunity to salute Tinubu for being a great leader who had attained milestones in Nigeria.

"On this joyous occasion of your birthday, we in the House of Representatives, salute you, great leader, for the milestones you have attained in Nigeria.

"Your feats are bold and exceptional; from business to governance and politics. As a governor, you made sweeping reforms that till date, your successors are still building on and making Lagos State proud.

"In politics, you have been a formidable force, helping to put together a great political party that won power at the centre in Nigeria.

"You have proved to be a true hero of democracy, a light that cannot be concealed.

"As you mark yet another year, my prayer for you is that God will continue to consolidate your efforts and crown them all with success,’’ Dogara was quoted as saying in the statement.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tiunbu was born on March 29, 1952.

He would be 64 years old on Tuesday.

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