President Muhammadu Buhari has been said to have congratulated the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on the 19th day of December, being the occasion of his 54th birthday.
The president In a goodwill message to the celebrant, described the Senate President as “one of the most influential politicians of our time who has made tremendous impact on the country”.
Also President Buhari noted that Saraki had successfully kept the memory of his late father alive by identifying with the grassroots in his home state.
According to President Buhari, despite the principle of separation of powers, both arms of government should be united in the promotion of the common good of the people.
While wishing the Senate President many more prosperous years ahead, the President called for closer cooperation between the executive and the legislature to ensure the smooth implementation of government policies and programmes.
The president also did not fail to note that whatever differences that may occasionally arise between the two arms of government should not be allowed to compromise their common goals of promoting the greater progress and development of this great country.