Buhari Sends Message To Tinubu Ahead Of 70th Birthday
In a message to Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari expressed gratitude for his efforts to the growth of the country.
A statement sent by the President’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Monday, in honor of the former Lagos governor’s 70th birthday, expressed his appreciation for the former governor’s service.
Buhari also praised Tinubu for putting the welfare and unity of the nation above his own personal interests, saying that he has invested in people, institutions, and governments without regard to tribe or religion. Tinubu is a presidential candidate who is running for president in 2019.
The Nigerian leader noted that the APC national leader has established a benchmark in terms of leadership, governance, and charity, and he urged other politicians to follow in his footsteps.
Consequently, on March 29, 2022, he joined members, leaders, and chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in celebrating with Tinubu on the occasion of his birthday.
Buhari prayed to the Almighty God to give him more strength, good health, and wisdom so that he can continue to serve the nation and humanity.
The statement reads, “President Buhari affirms the contributions of the party stalwart to the political, economic and social development of the country, setting a standard in leadership, governance and philanthropy.
“As the former Governor of Lagos State turns 70, the President notes and salutes his courage, resilience, selflessness and nobility in always placing the welfare and unity of the nation above self, backed with the vision of a greater Nigeria through investments in people, institutions and governments, without minding tribe or creed.
“President Buhari joins family members, friends, business and political associates in celebrating the septuagenarian, who has diligently and progressively risen on the nation’s political ladder since 1992, fighting for the democratic rule against many odds, angling for people-focused development and supporting visionary and purposeful leadership.
“The President prays that the Almighty God will increase Asiwaju Tinubu, the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom, in strength, good health and wisdom to keep serving the nation, and humanity.”