By Tobi Soniyi in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Rev. Dr Felix Omobude, the National President, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria and General Superintendent, Gospel Light International Ministries, on the occasion of his 70th birthday anniversary, on March 14.

In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina‎, Buhari saluted Omobude’s vision, charisma and strength of character which he said, had seen him dutifully fulfil his pastoral calling over the years, largely demonstrated in his love for a united and prosperous Nigeria.

The president also commended Omobude’s invaluable contribution to nation building and development through his teachings and exemplary leadership, which continued to inspire many of his followers and admirers to work hard and improve their communities.

“As family, friends and well-wishers gather to celebrate this important milestone and Dr Omobude’s extraordinary achievements; the President uses this opportunity to remind religious leaders and all in positions of public trust of our shared responsibility in the fight against corruption and other ills confronting our society.