Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has felicitated with elder statesman and former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Mohammed Tukur on his 86th birthday.
Governor Fintiri described Alhaji Tukur as a strong and committed leader who has built institutions and human capacity that today stand tall in all spheres of life.
“I sincerely extend my best wishes and congratulations on behalf of the Government and People of Adamawa State to you on the occasion of your birthday. Happy birthday to an able leader. Your astute stewardship and focus to ensure good for man and country has won you recognition across the world. God’s wisdom as you continue to unite Nigeria and build a formidable legacy,” Fintiri said.
The governor noted that Bamanga Tukur used his expertise in adding value to the socio-economic growth of Nigeria, having served in various capacities both in the private and public sector and a politician dedicating his life selflessly to the service of Nigeria, “what an inspiration, Adamawa and Nigeria is blessed to have you. May God continue to strengthen you”.
Governor Fintiri while commending the record of steadfast service of Alhaji Bamanga Mohammed Tukur as Governor of the defunct Gongola State and Chief Executive of the Nigeria Ports Authority as well as National Chairman of PDP, described him as a sincere patriot who sacrificed so much for the growth and development of Adamawa and Nigeria.
“Happy birthday to a great Man worthy of emulation, our father, an astute Politician, businessman, excellent Coach and an absolute role model. We are grateful to God for 86 years of service to Nigeria”.