Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and his wife, Bolanle attended the Annual Colloquium organised to celebrate the Birthday of the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Tinubu.
The event was held at the International Conference Center, Abuja. It had a lot of Politicians and Dignitaries in attendance. Also Monarchs from all parts of the country came in attendance to honor the Jagaban of Lagos.
Ambode in his speech praised Tinubu,
We are lucky to be here in this exciting time; in a time when our country will be led by selfless individuals who have the progress and prosperity of our people as their major objective and we are here today because Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been a very key part of this story.
“We are here not only to celebrate him (Tinubu) but to celebrate the incoming dawn in Nigeria; we are here to celebrate the next level in Nigeria where Nigerians will be served and given what is due to them,” Governor Ambode said.
The Governor, who attended the colloquium with his wife, Bolanle, particularly hailed Tinubu for his political dexterity, doggedness, undoubted courage and political acumen, saying the attributes of the national leader played key part in the electoral victory of APC at the Federal, National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly elections.
While describing the theme of the colloquium: “Next Level: Work For People,” as perfectly conceived and apt for the moment, Governor Ambode said it was instructive that it was coming at a time when Nigerians were eagerly looking forward to revolutionary transformation in key sectors and sections of the country.
“This colloquium is coming at a time when the APC has spread its political tentacles even further in the country and this colloquium is coming at a time when Nigerians are eagerly looking forward to the next level in progressive politics, economic growth, social welfare and increased national security,” the Governor said.
The colloquium was attended by President Buhari who was represented by Vice President Osinbajo, Governors, Ministers, members of the National Assembly, royal fathers, political leaders, captains of industry and members of the diplomatic corps, among others, while there were several presentations by government officials and representatives of the private sector.