President Bola Tinubu, on Friday, extended warm wishes to his long-time ally and Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dele Alake, on the occasion of his 67th birthday.
Tinubu, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, commends Alake’s unwavering dedication to service and reflects on their four-decade journey together, from the National Concord to the Lagos State Executive Government, culminating in their recent experiences in the State House.
He highlights Alake’s patriotism and exceptional strength of character, describing him as a partner and worthy brother. The President expresses gratitude for Alake’s loyalty, emphasizing the values of loyalty, trust, respect, and empathy that he brings to every encounter.
“Through it all, Dele has proven to be a partner and worthy brother,” the statement partly read.
Looking forward, President Tinubu anticipates many more years of camaraderie, successes, and shared memories.
“As the beloved celebrant embarks on a new chapter of service to our nation, the President joins family, friends and well-wishers at home and abroad in offering heartfelt prayers, seeking divine guidance and success for the Honourable Minister in his new assignment,” the statement added.