The Northern Governors’ Forum has congratulated the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari on his 76th birthday.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau and Chairman of the forum in a congratulatory message by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham on Tuesday in Jos, described Gambari as one of Nigeria’s finest professionals.
He also described the celebrant as a distinguished academic, diplomat and administrator, whose achievements have brought pride to the nation and the world at large.
Lalong said Gambari had not only toiled for the unity and development of Nigeria, but also worked tirelessly to protect its image and integrity at the global stage.
“He is a bridge builder and selfless in his service,” he said.
He commended Gambari for putting the interest of Nigeria and its people above personal interest.
The chairman urged the celebrant to continue to offer his services to the nation and assist Buhari to fulfil his promises of taking Nigeria to the next level.
He prayed that God grant him more years of peace, good health and happiness.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Gambari was born on November 24, 1944 in Ilorin, Kwara.