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Former Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has joined family, friends and associates of Nigeria High Commissioner, United Kingdom, Sarafa Ishola to celebrate his 61st birthday.
Amosun who represents Ogun Central at the Senate described the high commissioner as public officer who had served the country with lots of achievements and celebrations.
Amosun’s felicitation was contained in a statement issued by him on Thursday titled ‘Double celebrations to a consumate diplomat’.
The statement reads partly ” I convey a bouquet of felicitations to Your Excellency, on the occasion of the Presentation of Credentials ceremony to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and your 61st birthday, today, Thursday, 25 November, 2021.
“The fact that these two remarkable events are taking place on the same day is not a mere coincidence, rather, it is a reflection of your true personality-one that attracts celebrations and honours. Even in the trajectory of your service to Ogun State and Nigeria, particularly as a Local Government Chairman, Secretary to the State Government and Federal Minister of Mines and Steel. Development, it has been an eventful career laced with lots of achievements and celebrations.
“I note the many remarkable innovations you have put in place within the short period of your assumption of duty as the Nigeria High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, which are geared towards restoring the credibility and efficiency of the Mission. Your positive impacts in the area of upholding our national interests and strengthening of bilateral relationship between Nigeria and the United Kingdom are also worthy of note.
“On this double celebrations, I join your family, associates and other Nigerians in celebrating these milestone events. It is my prayer that Almighty Allah (SWT) will grant you many more years, in good health, and also give you the wherewithal to continue to discharge your duties effectively and efficiently.
“Once again, happy 61st Birthday and a glorious presentation of your credentials to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II”.