Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, celebrated his predecessor, former governor Akinwunmi Ambode, on his 60th birthday.
Mr Sanwo-Olu, Who described Ambode as someone who dedicated his youthful life and adulthood to the service of Lagos State and humanity, said he performed excellently well during his service as a local government Auditor-General, Permanent Secretary at the State ministry of finance and Accountant-General of Lagos State.
Stating this through his Twitter handle on Wednesday, the governor who praised Mr Ambode for displaying a high level of integrity during his service in the public sector, noted his achievements in some of the state’s economic sectors, during his tenure as a governor.
He wrote, “On behalf of my dear wife, Ibijoke, the government and good people of Lagos State, I join family, friends and political associates of my predecessor, former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to congratulate him on his 60th birthday.
“Mr Akinwunmi Ambode dedicated his young and adult life to the service of Lagos State, first as a civil servant and later as the 14th Governor of our dear State.
“As Council Treasurer, Auditor General for Local Government, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Accountant-General of Lagos State, he displayed a high level of integrity, dedication and professionalism to service in the public sector.
“He recorded the same achievements as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and as the State’s Accountant General.
“He also made positive and significant impacts in some sectors during his tenure as Lagos State Governor, working for the continuous growth and development of our State.
“I wish His Excellency, former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode a happy birthday and pray that he witnesses many more fruitful years in good health. Amen.”