Ambassador Mary Nanwor Lar, the former Nigerian Ambassador to the Netherlands and wife of the late Solomon Lar, marked a momentous occasion as she celebrated her 88th birthday. The joyous event brought together family, friends, political associates, and well-wishers who gathered to honor and commemorate this significant milestone in her life.
Expressing her gratitude to God for the gift of life and the opportunity to celebrate her 88th birthday, Ambassador Mary Lar conveyed her heartfelt appreciation to all those who have contributed to her journey in various aspects of her life. She acknowledged the immense support and love she has received from her family, friends, political associates, and well-wishers, recognizing their significant roles in shaping her life and accomplishments.
During her interaction with the media, Ambassador Mary Lar also expressed her concerns about the state of insecurity in Nigeria, emphasizing the urgent need for a better-secured nation. She shared her heartfelt wish to see a country where citizens can live in peace and security, highlighting the importance of addressing the current challenges.
In a congratulatory message, the Plateau State Governor-Elect, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang, described Ambassador Mary Lar as an embodiment of humility, selflessness, and an accomplished educationist. He applauded her efforts in establishing numerous schools that have nurtured and produced respected individuals who contribute significantly to the nation’s development. Mutfwang acknowledged the positive impact Ambassador Lar’s wealth of experience and dedication to quality education have had on the educational sector in Plateau State and beyond.
Senator Jonah David Jang, an elder statesman and former Governor of Plateau, also joined in celebrating Ambassador Mary Lar. He described her as a determined woman who has made substantial contributions to nation-building, praising her exemplary life and emphasizing the value of emulating her noble qualities.
Ambassador Mary Lar’s daughter, Honorable Beni Lar, who represents the Langtang North and South Federal Constituency, expressed her immense joy on this special occasion. She reflected on the profound influence her mother has had on her life, emphasizing the invaluable lessons of love, faith in God, and adherence to godly principles that Ambassador Lar instilled in her and her siblings. Honorable Beni Lar expressed gratitude for her mother’s unwavering support, describing her as a source of inspiration, joy, and hope. She praised Ambassador Lar’s role as not just her mother but a mother to all she encounters, extending love and care to everyone. Honorable Beni Lar concluded by expressing profound thanks to God for the privilege of having Ambassador Mary Lar as her mother and celebrating her 88th birthday.
Ambassador Mary Nanwor Lar’s 88th birthday celebration was filled with gratitude, love, and appreciation for a life well-lived. Her remarkable contributions to education, her determination in nation-building, and her enduring qualities of love and faith continue to inspire all those who have had the privilege of knowing her.