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Sanwo-Olu greets Hamzat at 58



Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has described his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, as a reliable, trustworthy and committed brother, friend and partner.

Sanwo-Olu, in a statement signed on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, sent greetings to Hamzat, who clocks 58 on Monday.

He said that the deputy remained a worthy ambassador, committed public servant and partner in the ‘Greater Lagos’ agenda.

According to him, the deputy governor is worth celebrating for his life of consistent commitment to public service in different capacities.

He noted especially Hamzat’s contributions to governance in Lagos State, formerly as a commissioner in various ministries and now as deputy governor of the state.

“Dr Hamzat is a reliable, trustworthy and committed brother, friend, and partner.

“He is an epitome of dedication and selflessness, who has used his elevated positions in government to uplift the standards of life of the people he is serving,” he said.

Sanwo-Olu said that Hamzat had contributed immensely to the growth and development of Lagos with a high degree of honesty, dedication and professionalism.

He prayed that the Almighty God would keep and prosper him and his family, giving him good health and wisdom to render more service to humanity, Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.

“On behalf of my family, Lagos State Government, and the good people of Lagos State, I wish my trustworthy, hardworking, dependable, supportive and committed brother, friend and partner in the ‘Greater Lagos’ agenda, Dr Obafemi Kadri Hamzat, the deputy governor of Lagos State, happy 58th birthday.

“Dr Hamzat, a seasoned technocrat, administrator, politician and committed democrat, remains one of the most committed public servants and politicians in Lagos State in the present Fourth Republic.

“He has contributed immensely to the governance and political development of our dear Lagos State,” he said.


Florence Onuegbu

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