Eminent Nigerians have been felicitating with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on right this moment’s celebration of his sixty fourth birthday.
President Muhammadu Buhari led the felicitation along with his deputy, whom he described as dependable and devoted and who “will not be solely admirably competent but in addition exudes confidence and keenness within the efficiency of his job”.
Different nationwide leaders greeting the Vice-President on right this moment’s birthday embrace All Progressives Congress (APC) Nationwide Chief, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Home of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, Deputy Speaker Ahmed Idris Wase and Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola.
In an announcement by his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari mentioned: “I’m proud to have chosen Osinbajo as my working mate and he has given a great account of himself since our journey started in 2015.”
Based on the President, “the Vice-President is a cool-headed gentleman who places the curiosity of Nigeria above different slender concerns”.
He confused that “Osinbajo is an extremely affected person politician who demonstrates outstanding mental and psychological power within the discharge of his duties”.
The President wished him many extra affluent years and God’s continued steerage.
Lawan, in an announcement by his Particular Adviser (Media) Ola Awoniyi, mentioned: “I pray that God Almighty will proceed to imbue him with knowledge and good well being as he ably helps President Muhammadu Buhari of their patriotic mission to remodel Nigeria and unite its individuals in happiness and prosperity.
“Mr. Vice-President, right here is once more wishing you a cheerful birthday and lots of blissful returns of the day.”
Gbajabiamila described Osinbajo as a patriot and democrat, whose providers to his fatherland have been commendable.
In a congratulatory message he personally signed, Gbajabiamila mentioned: “His Excellency, the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is one Nigerian that must be celebrated at each time limit, however the event of his sixty fourth birthday requires extra celebration.
“I, subsequently, want to be part of hundreds of thousands of Nigerians to have fun the Vice-President on this memorable event. On this memorable day, I want the Vice-President steady good well being and God’s safety.”
Wase, in an announcement by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma, mentioned: “…Osinbajo has been a pillar of power to the social gathering.
“The Vice-President has come a great distance in his service to the nation. As Commissioner of Justice and Lawyer Basic of Lagos State, he contributed immensely in reforming the justice system.”
In an announcement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan, Governor Oyetola described Osinbajo as a patriotic Nigerian, an completed administrator and an exemplary chief, whose dedication to nation-building is commendable.
He mentioned: “…Your humility, intelligence, glorious management traits and unusual dedication to nation-building is commendable and worthy of emulation.
“We admire you for being a reliable ally of President Buhari and to your selfless service to our nation. I have to additionally commend you to your contributions to the expansion and stability of Nigeria’s economic system in your function as Head of the Nationwide Financial Council (NEC).
“As you mark your birthday right this moment, we thank Almighty God to your life and pray He grant you longer life, extra knowledge and power to proceed to serve the nation and humanity.”
Additionally, the Chief Govt Officer of Monetary Derivatives Firm Restricted, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, will ship a particular public lecturer right this moment to mark Prof. Osinbajo’s sixty fourth birthday.
The lecture, titled: Constructing the Way forward for Nigeria By means of Enterprise and Innovation, is organised by a Pan-Nigerian Coalition, Constructing the Future Discussion board (BTFF).
A press release yesterday in Abuja by the Conveners, Mohammed Abdullahi and Dr. Grace Ugochukwu, mentioned the general public lecture was a product of a collaboration amongst Nigerians within the Diaspora, professionals and personal sector operators throughout the nation.
Additionally, a bunch, “Mates of Prof.”, which includes pals and associates of Vice-President Osinbajo, has introduced the graduation of this 12 months’s version of its empowerment programme.
In an announcement yesterday in Abuja, the group mentioned it was constructing on the success recorded in 2020 with an growth within the scope of the programme in honour of Osinbajo’s sixty fourth birthday.
It suggested younger Nigerians to make use of the chance created by the group to learn from the programmes.
The assertion mentioned on Osinbajo’s 63rd birthday, 100 younger entrepreneurs obtained grants of N1 million every to assist develop and advance their companies, amongst different incubator assist providers from the group.
The “Mates of Prof” conceptualised “The March eighth Initiative” to encourage and promote communal, entrepreneurial and public-spirited endeavours inside Nigeria to have fun the birthday of Osinbajo.
It mentioned, along with the Entrepreneurship Improvement Programme, the March eighth Initiative would recognise well being employees nationwide.
Based on the assertion, well being employees to be recognised are those that, within the face of a world pandemic, demonstrated exemplary braveness and professionalism in finishing up their duties.
“The March eighth Initiative” is increasing its attain and scope with a view to impacting a broader spectrum of Nigerians.
“First, the Annual Entrepreneurship Improvement Programme has been reorganised into 4 classes offering extra alternatives for younger Nigerians between 18 and 35 years previous, giving one-off enterprise grants, starting from N100,000 to N1 million to small companies in Nigeria.
“The 4 classes cowl various phases of small enterprise progress as follows: Massive Concept Enterprise Problem, Enterprise Assist Problem, Catalyst Assist Problem, and the Daring Innovation Problem.
“People are requested to appoint any well being employee who has proven these qualities for a reward of N1 million underneath a Well being Grant Reward class that acknowledges their invaluable service to our communities.
“Moreover, the “March eighth Initiative” is endeavor a nationwide ophthalmological intervention to supply succour within the type of surgical procedures and different therapeutic look after cataract and different eye defects,” the assertion mentioned.
It mentioned that entries would open at midnight on March 8 and shut at 11:59 p.m on March 14.