Idris Ahmed, Abuja
With the unquenchable quest for patriotic leadership of representatives at national assembly, the Northern governors forum, in a statement by its chairman and governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong, said it was happy that Lawan emerged is leading the National Assembly putting national interest above all other considerations.
He hailed the Senate President for providing a harmonious relationship between the Executive and the legislature.
The northern governors said this as they felicitated with Senate President Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan on his 61st birthday.
The statement read in part: “Lawan is a shining star of the northern part of Nigeria who has lived a life of patriotism and dedication while promoting values of unity, peace and progress.
“Lawan is leading the National Assembly with dignity, commitment and integrity and putting national interest over and above other considerations.