Written by on December 17, 2017


Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives and Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, yesterday, paid glowing tributes to President Muhammadu Buhari who clocks 75 today.

President Buhari Jonathan described Buhari as a statesman whose rare experience in leading Nigeria at different times has earned him a special place in history.

Fayose, while congratulating Buhari, wished the President good health in the service of the nation and prayed that he continues to age with grace.

A statement by the governor’s spokesperson, Mr Idowu Adelusi, quoted his principal as telling journalists in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital that Buhari had served the nation well.

Dogara, in a statement, praised Buhari for his uncompromising stance to achieving full economic recovery and growth for Nigeria.

He described the President as a visionary and prudent leader who carved a nitch for himself as military Head of State and has brought to bear his long standing pedigree as an incorruptible leader in the discharge of his duties as a civilian President and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.

Also congratulating the President on his birthday, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, urged Nigerians to keep faith with him as he strives to enhance the fortunes of the country.

In a statement by the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, APC said that under his leadership, the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is building a new Nigeria for progress, peace, unity and prosperity and restoring the country to its deserved standing among the comity of progressive nations.


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