The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated Former Minister of Defence
Gen. T.Y. Danjuma as he marks his 83rd birthday.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong in a message described Gen. Danjuma as one of Nigeria’s finest soldier, philanthropist and statesman who has done a lot to promote the unity, peace and development of Nigeria.
He said Gen. Theophilus Danjuma throughout his military career demonstrated professionalism, gallantry and patriotism in defending Nigeria’s territorial integrity in the various responsibilities he handled.
The Governor also said the celebrant has impacted the lives of many citizens through his business mentoring initiatives and philanthropy that has enabled many younger people to start businesses and acquire education which has helped them to stand on their own.
Lalong also commended Gen. Danjuma for his unwavering faith in Nigeria and his consistency in offering wise counsel to various levels of governance and his support to organizations and institutions towards building a united, prosperous and peaceful country.
While wishing him more years of good health and God’s protection, the Governor said the Northern Governors Forum will continue to draw from his wealth of experience in areas including security and human development to address the challenges of the region.
Dr. Makut Simon Macham
Director of Press & Public Affairs to the Governor of Plateau State & Chairman, Northern Governors Forum
9th December, 2020.