2023: Nasarawa lawmakers recommend Speaker Balarabe for third term

passes vote of confidence on his leadership as he celebrates 59th birthday

Leo Nzwanke, Lafia

Members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly has urged its Speaker, Rt Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, to contest for Umaisha/Ugya constituency seat come 2023.

Hon Umar Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House, made the call during the 59th birthday celebration of the Speaker today in Lafia, the state’s capital.

He congratulated the speaker on his birthday celebration and wished him more rewarding years ahead, wisdom and sound health.

” Sir, you are still young and can still run for third term,” Tunga said.

He said that the Speaker’s birthday celebration is not by accident but is God’s wish.

” This is not by accident, this is the desire of our creator.

” Today, Rt Hon Speaker has added one year. He is plus one.

” We are therefore here to say thank you Oh God for protecting him, for guiding him and for blessing our Speaker for us to benefit from his wealth of wisdom and experience.

” We will continue to pray for more God’s wisdom, good and sound health,” he said.

On his part, the Speaker appreciated members of the house, staff and other well wishers for rejoicing with him on his birthday.

Balarabe Abdullahi thanked God for protecting his life and for making him to celebrate another birthday.

The Speaker therefore assured members of the House of all-inclusive governance and open door policy in the interest of peace and unity among them and for the overall development of the state.

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