From Noah Ebije, Kaduna
Kaduna State Governor-elect Uba Sani of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has saluted the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on his 71st birthday, describing him as an outstanding public servant and pro-democracy icon.
Uba Sani who won the Kaduna State governorship election on March 18 is the outgoing Senator representing the Kaduna Central Zone.
In a statement on Tuesday to felicitate Tinubu, the governor-elect said, “Let me join my fellow compatriots and well-wishers across the globe in congratulating our dear President-Elect, His Excellency Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his 71st birthday.
“Jagaban is a living legend; an extraordinary public servant, pro-democracy icon, political strategist and tactician of distinction and Pan-Nigerian.
“The history of the battle against military authoritarianism and enthronement of democracy in Nigeria cannot be written without a special mention of Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu. He and other patriots made huge sacrifices so that our people will be free and join other democratic nations.
“I was in the trenches with Asiwaju in the days of pro-democracy struggle. I found him a dependable ally in the struggle for a better Nigeria. I am also proud to have worked closely with him to ensure the success of our dear party, the APC at different levels in the 2023 elections.
“The Jagaban has the capacity and competence to take Nigeria to higher heights. He will govern with the fear of Allah. He will take the entire country as his constituency. He will treat all Nigerians fairly and equally. His record in Lagos State speaks for itself.
“I pray to Almighty Allah to give Jagaban the wisdom and strength to steer our dear country to new heights. May the Jagaban’s era be a glorious era.”