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PDP Celebrates ‘Iconic Leader,’ Makarfi @ 61

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members and supporters nationwide have said they are  heartily celebrating with  the party’s  National Chairman, Sen. Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi, CON, on his 61st birthday anniversary.

A statement by the party’s spokesman, Prince Dayo Adeyeye  said “We are indeed proud of his strong character and achievements as one of the Foundation Pillars of the PDP, working with all stakeholders to revive, rejuvenate, and move the Party to greater heights. We cannot forget his calculative, dogged and purposeful leadership direction in the Just concluded intra-party leadership litigation processes which ultimately culminated in resounding Victory for the Party.

“We join other Nigerians in thanking God Almighty for His faithfulness in our National Chairman’s life as he marks his  Birthday. We pray that the Almighty continue to guide and guard him and his entire family, and grant him many more years of continued services to this Nation and mankind.

Senator Makarfi was born on the 8th of August, 1956 in Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. As a Governor, Legislature, Accountant, Banker and Teacher; he has made and continues to make outstanding contributions to the Development of his State and the Country in general.

He was elected two times as Governor of Kaduna State from 1999 – 2007 under the Platform of our Party, the PDP. It is worthy of note that under his Administration, his State witnessed relative peace that allowed the translation of his policies and programmes into concrete dividends of democracy for his people, the party said.

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