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Buhari congratulates former Defence Minister, Theophilus Danjuma at 85  

Lt. General T. Y. Danjuma

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Minister of Defence, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma as he clocks 85 years, noting that the one-time Chief of Army Staff “has remained active in the private sector, providing employment for many, and sharing his experience with institutions and governments in shaping development policies.”

A statement conveying the President’s best wishes to Lt. Gen. Danjuma and his family, by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) said:

“President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, as he turns 85 on December 9, 2022.

“The President joins family members, particularly his wife, Sen. Daisy Danjuma, in celebrating with the former Chief of Army Staff, 1975-1979, who served meritoriously in the military, and has remained active in the private sector, providing employment for many, and sharing his experience with institutions and governments in shaping development policies.
“President Buhari extols the former Minister of Defence for his role in promoting democracy and democratic values in the country, and regularly counseling political leaders on the need to put the nation first, and work for the greater good of citizens.
“The President notes the kindheartedness of the former Chief of Army Staff in setting up a foundation that caters for the underprivileged, with commendable interventions in the health and educational sectors.
“President Buhari prays for the wellbeing of the military officer and his family.”

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