Senate President Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on his 61st birthday.
Lawan said this a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Ola Awoniyi in Abuja on Tuesday.
“I join his numerous other well-wishers to rejoice with El-Rufai and to thank God for his life.
“It is no surprise that El-Rufai has recorded giant strides in the service of the people of Kaduna State in the last five and half years.
“His outstanding performance has only continued a unique trajectory of excellence in public office which covered his services as Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory.
“His efforts at tackling the current security challenges in the North West and his policies aimed at robust development of his state make him an exemplary political leader,” he said.
Lawan added:“El-Rufai has also been a brilliant light from our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) to which growth he has made tremendous contributions at the state and national levels.”
The Senate President wished the governor many more years of good health and continued meritorious service of his fatherland.