Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja
The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has congratulated the First Lady, Aisha Buhrai and the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, as they celebrate their birthdays, saying they remain the shining light of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration.
The Chairman of the Forum, Atiku Bagudu, in a statement issued on Tuesday commended Aisha Buhari for her insightful and resolute inputs to the processes of managing challenges of governance in the country.
He said: “We wish to acknowledge and commend your motherly care to the nation and in particular acknowledge your contributions to our successes through your insightful and resolute inputs to the processes of managing challenges of governance in the country. As the First Lady, you have inspired us to develop initiatives to ensure that the change we promise Nigerians remained a shining light of our administration.”
The APC governors also commended El-Rufai’s leadership, vision and commitment to a united prosperous Nigeria.
He added, “Under the leadership of our party, APC, we acknowledge your contributions to our team of Progressive Governors through your insightful and resolute inputs to the processes of managing governance in Kaduna State as well as at national level. As Governor of Kaduna State, through all the development initiatives being implemented by your APC-led government, you represent the shining light of our politics.”
Bagudu however reiterated the commitment of APC governors to roll out programmes that would strengthen the capacities of progressive states to create jobs, stimulate economic activity, reduce inequality and diminish poverty in Nigeria.