Buhari salutes Senate President Lawan at 63

Uba Group

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on his birth anniversary.

Ahmad, the Ninth Senate President, turned 63 on Wednesday.

The president, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday in Abuja, congratulated Lawan on the strides so far in providing an inclusive and responsive leadership at the Upper Chamber.

President Buhari lauded the senate president for using his years of experience, since 2003, to guide the collective wisdom of the Senate in pursuit of national interest.

He also acknowledged Lawan’s contributions to the political and economic development of the country, starting out as a lecturer, before serving his constituency as a legislator.

The president lauded the senate president for his visionary leadership style, saying that his strong penchant for always finding “a common ground with the Executive arm of government, has been most rewarding for the country, especially in passage of bills that directly impact on the livelihood of the people.’’

President Buhari prayed for good health, strength and more wisdom for Lawan to guide the affairs of the Senate.