Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja warmly felicitated with former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the occasion of his 83rd birthday, Thursday, March 5, 2020.
The president congratulated the former president for what he described as a life of courage, dedication and service to Nigeria, Africa, and humanity in general.
A statement by the president’s media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Buhari joined family members, friends and associates of Obasanjo in celebrating this milestone, saying the former president’s commitment to Nigerian nationhood remains outstanding and commendable.
The president acknowledged 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,”the statement added.