President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Nigerians in sending warm greetings to former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as he turns 61 on November 20th, 2018.
He has also sent felicitations to Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife and Obong Victor Attah both of who would be 80 on November 20, 2018.
In statements by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), President Buhari wished the statesmen well.
The message to Dr. Jonathan said, “President Buhari believes the life journey of the former President remains an inspiration to every young Nigerian of the possibilities that await anyone willing to learn, work hard and participate in making the country great.
“The President congratulates Dr. Jonathan on the publishing of his memoir, My Transition Hours, which will be launched as part of ceremonies marking his birthday, encouraging Nigerians to follow same example of sharing their experiences in writing.
“President Buhari prays that the almighty God will strengthen Dr. Jonathan, grant him longer life and bless his family.”
The statement on Chief Ezeife said that “President Buhari joins family, friends and political associates of the renowned politician in celebrating the milestone, which has been lined with many notable achievements, both at state and national levels.
“As he turns 80, President Buhari believes the former governor’s investments in human capital and laying of a foundation for a vibrant economy in Anambra State will be remembered and cherished by posterity.
“The President prays for longer life, good health and strength for Chief Ezeife.”
On Obong Attah, the message states that “President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with foremost architect and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, on his 80th birthday anniversary, November 20th, 2018.
“President Buhari joins family members, friends, professional colleagues and political associates of the former governor in celebrating the many years of service to God and humanity, and obvious impact of his leadership style.
“As an architect with versatile and global working experience, the President commends the strategic thinking and planning of Obong Attah and his cabinet in shaping the infrastructural development of Akwa Ibom, which still remains one of the most hospitable and attractive states for tourists in the country.
“President Buhari affirms that Obong Attah’s contribution to architectural development has been most remarkable, and historical, especially when he served as President of the Nigerian Institute of Architects.
“The President prays to the almighty God for longer life, good health and more wisdom for the former governor to continue serving the country and humanity.”