By DAVID IORJA, Abuja –
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 83rd birthday, which comes up on March 5, 2020.
Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, who made this known in a statement on Wednesday, said the President congratulated Chief Obasanjo for a life of courage, dedication and service to Nigeria, Africa, and humanity in general.
He said President Buhari also joined family members, friends and associates of the former president in celebrating the milestone, adding that Chief Obasanjo’s commitment to Nigerian nationhood remains outstanding and commendable, while also underscoring his sacrifices for the continent, including standing up for democracy in many countries.
As the former president celebrates the auspicious occasion, President Buhari prays that the almighty God will grant him longer life, good health and strength to keep serving the nation and the continent.