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General News of Saturday, 25 June 2022


Senate lauds Gbajabiamila at 60

Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker, House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker, House of Representatives

As the House of Representatives Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila turns a year older, the Senate have lauded him on his 60th birthday, today.

In a statement released by its spokesperson and chairman, Media and Public Affairs Committee, Senator Ajibola Basiru, the Senate described him as a man of good upbringing and a well bred personality.

The statement reads: “The upper legislative chamber, Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria wishes to congratulate an outstanding achiever, an astute legal light, a man of exemplary social standing and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Right Honorable Olufemi Hakeem Gbajabiamila on his 60th birthday.

“Achieving this major milestone – a perfect 10, six times, over which you have attained calls for recognition and celebration; especially having achieved so much for yourself, the society and the Nation.

“The Senate recognises you as a man of good upbringing and a well bred personality who had traversed the universe in search of education and had achieved so much in your chosen legal career before making outstanding pursuits in legislative politics.

“Your services as an extraordinary law maker has been impeccable rising from being a member of the House of Representatives to becoming the minority leader, majority leader and then holding the prestigious position of the Speaker of the elite Assembly.

“Your being one of the two longest serving members of the House of Representatives also calls for all accolades that can be showered on you today.

“You have surely had many adventures in life but we still see you travelling farther to further stabilise the Nation’s polity and we pray for long life and good health for you as all things get better with age for you.

“While we rejoice with you, we hope you will have an amazing birthday. Congratulations!”