The Global Chairman of Bola Ahmed Tinubu Solidarity (BATS-V) Vanguard, Ambassador Dr Dare Owotomobi FCPA has on behalf of the group felicitated with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the occasion of his 70th birthday anniversary.
A press release personally signed by the BATS-V global Chairman and made available to Newshereandthere in Abuja reads:
“March 29th each year marks a speciàl day for a Political Colossus of our Modern time Democracy and the architect of a new and progressive Lagos, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu.
“I wish to felicitate with democrats and progressives all over the world in celebrating the birthday of this illustrious son of the Largest Black Race on earth who has distinguished himself in all spheres of human endeavour with excellence.
“Bola Ahmed Tinubu rose from grass to grace, through thick and thin combating every hurdles on his way with strident forces of fore sightedness, vision, focus and resilience while establishing indelible print of achievements on each phase of his strides.
“In his early days, he rose to become the treasurer of one of the leading national oil service firms in this country after making giant stride in the United States. Nonetheless he continued to identify with his root and heritage and was harnessing every resources to promoting and protecting the human dignity and development”
The statement added,”Senator Bola Tinubu joined Nigerian politics and created a new wave of sanity of selflessness, loyalty, discipline, forthrightness and service to nationhood.
“He brought to bear his distinct private experience to bear on our politics and public service through integration of values, passion and services to our Motherland.
“The former Governor of Lagos has a unique attributes of respect for human potentials and nurturing of talents..
“Bola Ahmed Tinubu has worked very hard towards strengthening our democracy
through selflessness, sacrificing personal comfort and ambition.
“A detribalised man, Bola Tinubu ensures that every tribe is represented in governance as a demonstration of oneness and patriotism.
“Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a Concensus Builder of the Progressives of the North and South to displace powerful incumbent and occupy the Central government under the auspices of the All Progressives Congress APC in 2014 needs no introduction.
“BATS Vanguard joins you as you suspend all activities for the 70th Birthday colloquium in honour of those who lost their lives in the recent train attack.
“HAPPY BIRTHDAY, YOUR EXCELLENCY”.