Northern Governors congratulate former Nigeria Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on 75 birthday

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar

By Anthony Maliki

The Northern Governors Forum has felicitated with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on his 75th birthday.

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong said the former Vice President is an accomplished politician, businessman and a philanthropist who has used his opportunities in life to serve the nation and assist people in need.

This was contained in a statement to Apex News Exclusive by Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State and Chairman, Northern Governors Forum.

He said the Forum recognises and appreciates his contributions to resolving some of the nation’s challenges including those peculiar to the northern region such as illiteracy, poverty, insecurity, unemployment and lack of unity.

While wishing the elderstatesman many more years of peace and good health, the Forum urged him to continue to serve the people and also avail the region and Nigeria as a whole, his experience, wisdom and goodwill.

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