Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Senator Ogunlewe At 80

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated former Minister of Works and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, describing him as a vibrant politician.  

He said Senator Ogunlewe, who represented Lagos East Senatorial District in the Third Senate, is an epitome of dedication and selflessness in public service, party politics and governance. 

Governor Sanwo-Olu in a congratulatory message issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, said Senator Ogunlewe, a member of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC), the apex leadership body in Lagos APC, has made a great impact in Lagos politics in the last three decades. 

The Governor described Senator Ogunlewe as a seasoned politician and an administrator, who has used his positions for the development of Lagos State and Nigeria at various times, noting that the APC chieftain contributed immensely to the growth and development of Lagos State as a Permanent Secretary, distinguished Senator and minister.

He said: “On behalf of my wife and family, the government and people of Lagos State, as well as members of the Governance Advisory Council (GAC), leaders and members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), I congratulate Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, on the auspicious occasion of his 80th birthday. It is with great delight that I join Senator Ogunlewe’s family, friends and political associates to celebrate his 80th birthday. 

“Senator Ogunlewe deserves to be celebrated on his 80th birthday as his contributions to the growth and development of our dear Lagos State are innumerable, having served the State passionately as Permanent Secretary, elected Senator and as Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“As Senator Ogunlewe joins the Octogenarian Club, it is my prayer that the Almighty God will continue to bestow on him, good health. He will witness many more fruitful years of continuous service to humanity, his community, Lagos and our dear country, Nigeria.”

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