Governor of Lagos state Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has wished his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, a happy 58th birthday.
Dr. Hamzat, who turned 58 today, Monday, September 19, was praised as a good ambassador, committed public servant, and partner in the ‘Greater Lagos’ agenda by Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement published on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile.
He said Dr. Hamzat is worth celebrating for his life of consistent commitment to public service in different capacities, especially his contributions to governance in Lagos State, formerly as a commissioner in various ministries and now as deputy governor of the state.
Dr. Hamzat, according to Sanwo-Olu, is a dependable, trustworthy, and loyal brother, friend, and partner who has used his elevated positions in government to improve the level of living of the people he serves.
He said the deputy governor to date remains one of the few Lagosians and Nigerian leaders, who have contributed immensely to the growth and development of Lagos with a high degree of honesty, dedication and professionalism.
Governor Sanwo-Olu prayed that the Almighty God will keep and prosper Dr. Hamzat and his family, and give him good health and wisdom to render more service to humanity, Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.
“On behalf of my family, Lagos State Government, and the good people of Lagos State, I wish my trustworthy, hardworking, dependable, supportive and committed brother, friend and partner in the ‘Greater Lagos’ agenda, Dr. Obafemi Kadri Hamzat, the deputy governor of Lagos State, happy 58th birthday.
“Dr. Hamzat, a seasoned technocrat, administrator, politician and committed democrat, remains one of the most committed public servants and politicians in Lagos State in the present Fourth Republic and he has contributed immensely to the governance and political development of our dear Lagos State,” he said.