Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) Nationwide Chief, has described former Osun Governor, Bisi Akande, as Nigeria’s father.
The previous APC interim Nationwide Chairman turns 82 on Saturday.
“You might be an distinctive human being and Nigeria is proud to have you ever as one among its sons”, Tinubu mentioned in a press release on Friday.
The previous Lagos Governor described Akande as a principled and selfless chief.
He recommended the celebrant’s for his contributions to democratic governance and to the progressive trigger.
“Attribute of this selfless man is his enlightened resolution not a lot to deal with himself this special occasion however to name every of us to hope for nationwide therapeutic, so the nation and Nigerians can overcome dangerous penalties visited upon us by COVID-19.”
Tinubu famous that since Akande enlisted within the Motion Group within the First Republic to help the progressive beliefs of late Obafemi Awolowo, he had not seemed again.
The APC chief mentioned that the previous governor has remained dedicated to important and needed beliefs.
He mentioned: “Simply as Awolowo did for him, Akande has been a father determine and an enticing useful mentor to youthful politicians throughout the nation, significantly within the South-west”.
The Jagaban added that Akande was a consummate trainer, tolerant and cosmopolitan in outlook, and a very good human being.
Tinubu prayed that God grant him many extra years and wonderful well being.