The Northern Governors Forum says Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, is a “shining example of the North”.
Lawal has lived a life of “patriotism, and dedication promoting values of unity, peace and progress” particularly during his service in the legislature, the forum said, Sunday in a message congratulating him on his 61st birthday.
The NGF Chairman, Simon Lalong in the message signed by his Press Director, Macham Makut said, “We are happy that you are leading the National Assembly with dignity, commitment and integrity putting national interests above all other considerations.”
Governor Lalong also expressed belief that Senator Lawan’s leadership of the ninth National Assembly will provide the synergy needed for harmonious relationship with the Executive and Judiciary.
This he said will bring the “dividends of democracy” to Nigerians.
He assured the Senate President of the continuous support of the Northern Governors Forum and the people of the region to enable him effectively lead the national legislature.