Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:34 pm
By Jamiu Yisa
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the outstanding Yoruba politician of his generation.
The representative of the president, Lt. General AbdulRahaman Bello Dambazu (rtd), stated this while delivering a goodwill message at the 9th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, Tuesday morning.
The colloquium is in commemoration of Tinubu’s 65th birthday celebration which comes up on Wednesday, 29th, 2017.
The Minister of Interior, while speaking at the event themed, ”Make It In Nigeria’, further described former Lagos governor as a great mobilizer and practical man of action who give attention to details.
According to him,”I’m giving a special tribute to the Asiwaju of the universe and the Jargaban of Borgu. Tinubu is the outstanding yoruba politician of his generation. A great mobilizer and a practical man of action who pays attention to details.
He commended Tinubu’s efforts in the transformation of Lagos state to what it is today, as well as picking of right candidates for rightful positions.
”Suffice to say is the transformation of Lagos through his associates, Minister of Power and Works, Raji Fashola, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. He was able to transform once a dirty Lagos to one of the cleanest now.
He described the theme of the event: ”Make It In Nigeria” as apt choice and a necessity.