Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Saturday, lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), as a leader with distinguished qualities.
The governor stated this when he received Osinbajo in Azare, the headquarters of the Katagum Emirate, during the wedding of Fatima, the daughter of the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu.
According to Mohammed, the people and government of Bauchi State “are extremely grateful to you (Osinbajo) in particular. We know how you defied all the odds to come here from a foreign trip and this morning prepared to come here. This is the amount and the testimony of the respect you have for all of us, not just Mallam Adamu Adamu.
“Thank you very much sir, you have distinguished yourself as a leader defying all the odds. I remember you came and attended my daughter’s wedding. That was very refined and it was very unique.”
Also, the Emir of Katagum, Umar Farouk, commended the Vice President; and the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd); for projects implemented and completed in Katagum including the university of medical sciences, amongst others.
Addressing the VP, the Emir said, “I wish to, on behalf of our people, express our gratitude to Mr. President for all the projects that he was able to complete.”
The event was attended by personalities including the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu; Senate President Ahmad Lawan; state governors, and ministers.