The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has congratulated former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on his 60th birthday anniversary.
The Opposition Coalition in a statement Sunday, by its spokesman, Ikenga Ugochinyere said Saraki over the years has greatly contributed immensely to nation building.
According to Ugochinyere, Saraki in his many years of service to as a former Governor of Kwara and 13th President of the Senate, contributed in great measures to the nation’s political development.
He commended Saraki for his remarkable efforts in the re-building and growth of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ugochinyere recalled with pleasure the time he worked with him as his Special Adviser on Students and Youth Matters.
While further commending the former senate president for his contributions to the PDP and nation building, he wished him many more years in good health.
The statement reads, “the immediate past President of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Bukola Saraki will be 60 tomorrow Monday 19th December, 2022. Those of us who know Saraki can affirm his excellent performance in the political sphere, particularly during his time as the Senate President.
“As President of the Senate in the 8th Assembly, he presided over a pro-people’s Red Chamber which was dedicated to making laws targeted at making lives better for Nigerians. I, Ugochinyere in particular note with great pleasure Saraki’s patriotism while conducting the affairs of the Senate, when I worked for him as Special Adviser on Students and Youth Matters in 2016.
“His consistent display of unwavering commitment to the unity, peace and progress of Nigeria and particularly, the independence of the legislature is worthy of commendation. CUPP joins his family, political associates, friends and well wishers to thank Almighty God for his life which has been marked with outstanding accomplishments. We pray that God will continue to bless Saraki with good health and wisdom.”