Friends and associates of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara sang his praises on Saturday in Bauchi at the reception held to celebrate his 50th birthday celebration.
The celebration was held at his hometown, Gwaranga in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi State. Dogara who clocked 50 years on December 26th, 2017, started the celebrations in Abuja with a book launch where over N300 million was realised through donations by various personalities. The money realised was donated to charity work by the speaker. Speaking, chairman of the occasion, Governor Simon Lalong represented by his deputy, Professor Sunny Tyoden congratulated the speaker for attaining the age of 50. He however, said that what is more significant was the achievements he made within the years. He reminded him that his rise from a floor member to the Speaker was a special calling for him to serve his constituency, Bauchi State and the nation in general.