Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Wednesday showered encomium on Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State for his invaluable contributions to the deepening of democracy and democratic ideals in Nigeria.
Dogara who stated this in a congratulatory message to Governor Tambuwal on the celebration of his 53rd birthday, described the contributions of the former House of Representatives Speaker, as unparalleled.
He said: “On this auspicious occasion of your 53rd birthday, we, the members and leadership of the House of Representatives, heartily felicitate with you, your family and the good people of Sokoto State.
“We recall your invaluable contributions to the deepening of democracy and democratic ideals in our nation, which remain unparalleled and are proud to be associated with you as your former colleagues, friends, brothers and sisters.
“Undoubtedly, you are one of the most committed patriots, democrats, nationalists and cosmopolitan leaders of our time.
“It is our utmost hope and prayer that the Almighty God will continuously bless, protect and lift you to greater heights as you offer your selfless services and contribute your quota to the development of Nigeria.”