The Northern Governors Forum has felicitated with the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Hajiya (Dr) Aisha Buhari as she marks her 51st birthday.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong in a congratulatory message said the Forum rejoices with the mother of the nation on the special day as it calls for special recognition of her efforts to impact the lives of Nigerians particularly women and children.
Lalong said the First Lady has over the years remained consistent and committed in initiating various programmes that have direct impact on the most vulnerable persons in society.
He said her pet project the Future Assured Programme has done a lot in empowering women and youths in all parts of the country as well as carried out humanitarian interventions to victims of crises and other natural disasters.
Governor Lalong also praised the the First Lady for giving support to the Northern Governors Forum in the efforts to address the Almajiri phenomenon, poverty, diseases and humanitarian needs of IDPs across the region and the nation at large.
He also acknowledged the leadership and mentoring capacity of the First Lady which has resonated with the First Ladies of various States through their various pet programmes that are equally making impact on the lives of the citizens.
The Northern Governors Forum wished the First Lady good health, God’s protection and wisdom to continue to stand up for the weak and vulnerable in society.
Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State and Chairman Northern Governors Forum.
17th February 2022.