Sanwo-Olu congratulates Lagos Speaker, Obasa at 50
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has congratulated the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa as he clocked 50.
Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile extolled the good virtues of the speaker.
He said that Obasa had recorded significant strides in his public service as the longest-serving lawmaker in the Lagos state house of assembly.
The governor commended Obasa for his contribution toward his constituency, Agege I, the state assembly, Lagos state, and Nigeria in general, especially during his tenure as Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria.
According to him, Obasa, a member of the Lagos APC apex leadership body, Governance Advisory Council (GAC), is a committed and trusted partner in the ‘Greater Lagos’ agenda.
He said the speaker remained passionate about the growth and development of Lagos state, saying that was why there is synergy between the executive and legislative arms of government.
“On behalf of my wife, Ibijoke, the Lagos state government, leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and the good people of Lagos state, I congratulate the speaker.
“I join millions of well-wishers, colleagues, associates, and family members to congratulate the speaker of Lagos state house of assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on his Golden jubilee celebration.
“You (Obasa) are a loyal and committed member of the progressive family in Lagos state, especially in Agege Local Government Area where you served passionately as councilor on the platform of Alliance for Democracy (AD) from 1999 to 2002.
“It is before being elected into the Lagos state house of assembly in 2003 and re-elected four consecutive times to become the longest serving lawmaker in the assembly.”
According to the governor, Obasa is an outstanding politician worthy of emulation and commendation because of the role he has been playing as leader of the Lagos state house of assembly.
“As speaker, you have discharged your duties with utmost professionalism, commitment, competence, and dedication for a cordial relationship between the legislature and executive for the progress of our dear Lagos state.
“As you attain this golden age of wisdom, I wish you more fulfilling years. I pray that God will grant you the grace, long life, and sound health to continue to direct the affairs of the Lagos state house of assembly and render more service to humanity,” Sanwo-Olu said.