L-R: Former President, Gen. Yakubu Gowon; wife of the Vice President Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Noimot Salako-Oyedele and Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, during the 63rd Birthday Celebration of the Vice President, at Presidential Villa, Abuja On Sunday, March 8, 2020.

Senate President, Govs, Gowon, Tinubu, Others Felicitate With VP Osinbajo At 63

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; his wife Dolapo and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu during the 63rd Birthday Celebration of the Vice President, at Presidential Villa, Abuja On Sunday, March 8, 2020.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Governors, felicitated with the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as he marks his 63rd birthday on Sunday March 8, 2020.

Lawan noted the many outstanding achievements of Osinbajo as an erudite lawyer, distinguished scholar, revered clergyman and political leader.

On ground at the State House Abuja to celebrate with the Vice President were Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state and Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele, deputy Governor of Ogun State with former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon and many other dignitaries.

“The Vice President has shown exceptional loyalty in government and dedication to his duties.

“Professor Osinbajo has brought his diverse experiences to bear on his role in government and demonstrated that one can actively participate in politics at the highest levels and yet maintain personal integrity and high reputation,” Lawan said.

The Senate President joined his family, friends and associates in celebrating a great Nigerian leader and role model.

Lawan wishes the Vice President many more years of great accomplishments and good health.

In his message, the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, also felicitated with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he clocks 63 on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

Asiwaju Tinubu spoke of Osinbajo’s reputation for loyalty, dedication and selflessness.

In a congratulatory statement on the vice president’s birthday released on Saturday in Lagos by his media office, the APC leader said: “I congratulate Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on turning 63.

“Erudite legal luminary, Osinbajo’s reputation for loyalty, dedication, selflessness is well deserved. He is resolutely committed to the causes he believes in.

“Osinbajo has proven to be a dependable ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, working harmoniously with the president to deliver for the country.

“I recall with fond memories the time we worked together along with other technocrats to help lay a solid foundation for an egalitarian and prosperous Lagos.

“We used the instrumentality of the law to advance the course of restructuring and get for Lagos what rightly belongs to her.

“Most of the landmark cases Lagos won at the Supreme Court bore Osinbajo’s imprint.

“I wish his wife, Dolapo Osinbajo, and other members of the family a most memorable celebration.

“My prayer is God Almighty grant Osinbajo continued good health, renewed vitality and many more years of service to the country.”