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I’m Proud of You as My Father, Niger Gov Tells Retired Colonel Sani Bello

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Laleye Dipo in Minna

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday expressed delight and honour for his 80 years outdated father, Colonel Sani Bello, and submitted that:

  “I am proud to have you as my father.”

The junior Bello made the remarks in his message on his father’s eightieth birthday anniversary.

The message got here in opposition to the backdrop of comparable felicitations to the previous Kano State governor from inside and outdoors the state.

Governor Bello in a message described his father “as a living legend, selfless and a philanthropist worthy of emulation,” including that the celebrant “has remained constant in giving his greatest to the society therefore he has grow to be a profitable businessman and an excellent philanthropist that has impacted positively on many lives by means of his basis.

“I’m proud to have you ever as a father. You have, little doubt, remained a reference level in service to humanity. Your affect on the society is nice and evident. Posterity will little doubt be type to you.

“At 80, I pray that God will continue to keep you in good health, increase your wisdom and grant you more years for people to continue to benefit from your kind gestures.”

In an analogous message, Alhaji Nma Kolo, the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Governor, acknowledged that the celebrant’s service to the state and the nation, particularly as a state navy governor in a single of probably the most populous and sophisticated state within the nation is immeasurable.

“Even out of office you have continued to touch the lives of both the rich and downtrodden of the society through your pet project, The Sani Bello Foundation,” Nma Kolo declared.

The Special Adviser mentioned the celebrant additionally “gave sight to the blind and gave life to those whose lives were at the edge through his Foundation. We are grateful to God for having you,” including that his “assistance to farmers in your immediate community over the years has continued to boost food and cash crop productions thereby improving the living conditions of the beneficiaries.”

Colonel Bello was born on 27 November 1942.

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