All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has joined family, friends and associates of Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudasiru Obasa in congratulating him on attaining 50.
Obasa hits the Golden Age on Friday November 11.
In a special congratulatory statement issued by Tinubu’s media aide, Tunde Rahman, to the Speaker on the occasion, the former Lagos Governor wished Obasa long life and good health.
“Lagos, and indeed Nigeria, will remain an excellent place with people like Speaker Mudasiru Obasa in public office. I congratulate him on attaining 50. I commend him for his helpful contributions to the growth and development of Lagos.
“An important member of the Governance Advisory Council in Lagos, the House of Assembly under Obasa’s leadership has demonstrated that with the parliament working in harmony and cooperation with the Executive, governance becomes much easier and government can better deliver dividends of democracy to our people.
“Obasa has been within the corridor of power since 1999 when he was elected Councillor and particularly in 2015 when he emerged at the pinnacle of the Legislature in the state as Speaker through his commitment, dedication and political sagacity.
“He has created record as a member of the state assembly for the fifth time and has also been nominated to contest again in 2023.
“Such is his political worth, experience and leadership that he has held office as Lagos Speaker for two consecutive terms and he is also on record to have led his peers across the country as Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State House of Assembly.
“Obasa is a progressive and grassroots politician with whom we have fought and won many political battles.
“On the occasion of his 50th birthday, I congratulate Speaker Obasa on his achievements. My prayer is that Almighty Allah fills this new age and indeed all the years of his life with joy and success. May He also imbue him with immense grace and wisdom.”