Through his chief press secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu wished his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, a happy 59th birthday.
On Tuesday, the governor complimented him for being a dependable partner in advancing the ‘Greater Lagos’ vision and providing the people of Lagos with effective administration.
Sanwo-Olu also complimented Hamzat for his outstanding work over the past 18 years in a variety of capacities in advancing Lagos State. From his time serving as a commissioner in several ministries to his present role as deputy governor, Hamzat, in the opinion of Sanwo-Olu, has constantly brought about beneficial change to Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.
The governor emphasised that Hamzat’s re-election as a two-term deputy governor and his position as the deputy governor with the longest tenure in Lagos State’s political history are undeniable proof of his knowledge, administrative abilities, political astuteness, and unflinching dedication to democracy.
Happy 56th birthday to my faithful, diligent, dependable, supporting, trustworthy, and devoted brother, friend, and partner in our administration’s Greater Lagos mission, he added.
“I wish Dr. Obafemi Hamzat many good returns of today on behalf of my wife Ibijoke, the people and administration of Lagos State, leaders and members of our party, the ruling All Progressives Congress.
As you celebrate your 59th birthday today, I pray that God may provide you additional health so you can continue serving the community.”