By Abdullahi Alhassan, Kaduna
The Chairman of Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria and Speaker of Bauchi State House Assembly Rt. Hon. Abubakar Y Suleiman has congratulated Speaker of Ebonyi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Francis Nwifuru for winning the Ebonyi State governorship election held on Saturday.
In a congratulatory message to the Speaker and Governor-elect, the Chairman said that the people of Ebonyi State have made a very good choice for electing the energetic and resourceful Nwifuru as Governor.
According to him, Rt. Hon. Nwifuru is a pan-Nigerian politician with vast zeal and commitment to nation building and transformation of his State.
”This victory is one of the results of his loyalty, humility and commitment to the cause and interest of his Constituency, State and Country at large.
“At the Conference of Speakers State Legislatures of Nigeria, Rt. Francis Nwifuru has been one of the greatest forces to reckon with whenever matters of national interest arise.
“We are not surprised he is massively elected as Governor of Ebonyi State, knowing his strong and large heart and strong bond and connection with the grassroot. We are all proud of him and felicitate with him in this great moment of his political career.” The Chairman stated.
While praying for a successful reign, Rt. Abubakar Y Suleiman urged Mr Nwifuru to uphold his known virtues of greatness, humility and patriotism so as to make his people proud.