Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday mentioned he doesn’t like celebrating birthdays, as he clocked 75 years.
Abubakar disclosed this in Bauchi State whereas commissioning a 4.2 kilometres Gombe Street-Maiduguri Bypass, named after him by the state governor, Bala Mohammed.
“At present, I learn with emotion your birthday greetings to me. I don’t usually like celebrating birthdays, however right here you’re at present, making me have a good time my birthday with a birthday cake and birthday bull.
“I by no means had it in my life like this. Your excellency, phrases alone aren’t sufficient for me to explain how I really feel at present.
“I wish to enchantment to the nice individuals of Bauchi state to assist their governor. Give him all of the assist that he wants as you possibly can see that when you give him the assist, he can even serve you very properly.
“He is not a governor that is actually ruling or governing you, he is a governor who is serving you,” he mentioned.
Abubakar additionally counseled the state Home of Meeting for its continued assist to the manager, even if it’s being managed by an opposition social gathering, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
“It’s a working opposition social gathering. In different phrases, the event of the state is much extra essential to them than the variations in political views.
“Mr Speaker, I want you to convey my appreciation to members of the state assembly for the cooperation you have been giving to the governor and I believe you will continue to give him,” Abubakar mentioned.