President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state on his 70th birthday, May 29, 2020.
The president joined the State Executive Council, members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and citizens in celebrating the milestone.
He said Governor Masari, who served the country for many years as a legislator and rising to be Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007, has a remarkable and credible record of simplicity and humility in public service, with a proclivity for bringing harmony and stability into governance.
The president commended the governor’s stride of revamping and repositioning the educational sector in Katsina state, with focus on the girl-child and almajiri, boosting infrastructure and health care services by initiating an upgrade and expansion of all General Hospitals, and other centres.
The president said he believes Governor Masari’s visionary and accommodating leadership style, wealth of experience and penchant for seeking greater good for his people and the country, greatly reflects on his recognition and achievements, and deserves commendation, especially his loyalty to the governing party and support for elected officials.
The president also felicitated with family members, friends and political associates of the governor on the auspicious occasion, praying that the almighty God would grant him longer life, good health and wisdom to keep serving his people and the country.