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Buhari celebrates Bello, Pauline Tallen at 63 

By Terhemba Daka, Abuja
08 January 2022   |   3:17 am
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Musa Bello and Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Kedem Tallen...

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Musa Bello and Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Pauline Kedem Tallen, on their 63rd birthdays today.

Rejoicing with Minister of FCT, a former banker and administrator, on many notable achievements, particularly in repositioning the capital city, the President noted his efforts at reforms, ensuring compliance and more decency in allocations, spurred and sustained by integrity.

President Buhari congratulated the minister for providing visionary leadership for the city that hosts the seat of government, diplomatic missions, multilateral institutions, headquarters of businesses and hospitality homes.

The President affirmed that Bello’s unassuming personality, cordiality and sincerity continue to win friends for the administration and country, providing a level playing ground for indigenes and settlers in the development of the FCT, and making it one of the most attractive places for business and leisure.

For the Minister of Women Affairs, President Buhari felicitated with her family, friends and associates on the birthday, extolling her courage, forthrightness and vision in driving affirmation of women in governance, education of children and more attention on the girl-child, with her notable scores as first female Deputy Governor in the North and Minister of State, Science and Technology.

The President congratulated Dame Tallen for her steadfastness and commitment to the betterment of the nation, with over 45 years in politics, starting out as clerical officer at Shendam local council in 1976, then later Ministry of Local Government Affairs, commissioner and working very hard in contesting the governorship of her state, leaving an inspiration for women.

The President prayed God for the wellbeing of the ministers.