The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has lauded the contributions of the former National Legal Adviser of the party, Hon. Babatunde Ogala, SAN, to democracy, good governance, social justice and rule of law on his attainment of 60 Thursday.
Asiwaju Tinubu extolled the virtues of Ogala in a special statement by his Media Office signed by Mr. Tunde Rahman on Wednesday.
The APC leader said Ogala has done excellently well in the various spheres of life he has traversed thus far.
He said in the statement: “Warmest congratulations to former National Legal Adviser of the APC and prominent lawyer, Hon. Babatunde Kwame Ogala, on turning 60.
“A pro-democracy activist, democrat and prominent politician, Ogalahas made tremendous contributions to good governance, social justice and rule of law.
“As a friend, comrade and partner in the progressive struggle, I can say without hesitation that Ogala has done well in the various spheres of life he has traversed these past years.
“As a media man, he distinguished himself. As a member of Lagos House of Assembly, he performed with distinction.While he held sway as APC Legal Adviser, his professional knowledge and experience shone brilliantly as he helped the party in resolving many legal issues.
“His elevation to the prestigious rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria was therefore no surprise to anyone who has followed his legal career
“Ogala has contributed greatlyto law-making and jurisprudence just as he has played an invaluable role inthe development of Lagos.
“It is on record that today he is one of the respected leaders of our party in Lagos.
“My prayers on this occasion of his 60th is that God Almighty grant him the grace of long life, robust health, renewed vitality and immense wisdom so that he can continue to positively impact the legal profession, Lagos and Nigeria.”