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Buhari at 75: ‘You as a special statesman in the annals of history’ – Jonathan

 

BY Pat PA Okon

 

ON the occasion of his 75th birthday celebrations, President Muhammadu Buhari has been congratulated by his predecessor in office, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

In a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, in Abuja, on Saturday, the ex-President described Buhari as a statesman whose rare experience of leading Nigeria at different times, has earned him a special place in history.

The statement read, “I wish to most sincerely congratulate you on your 75th birthday. My family and I are pleased to join your numerous well wishers to felicitate with you as you mark this day.

“Your Excellency, you are a statesman whose place in history as Nigeria’s leader, at different epochs in our nation’s development journey, is guaranteed.

“I pray that God Almighty that has kept you alive and healthy will continue to protect and strengthen you as you lend your efforts to the bid to realize our collective dreams for a greater and more prosperous nation.

 

“Congratulations!”

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