Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has sent an important message to President Muhammadu Buhari to mark his 80th birthday.
Buhari will clock 80 years on Saturday. He was born on 17 December, 1942.
Jonathan, in a statement congratulated President Buhari on the occasion of his 80th birthday and prayed for God’s guidance and protection as he pilots the affairs of the nation in the remaining months of his administration.
In a goodwill message he personally signed, Jonathan noted that President Buhari has had an exceptional opportunity of leading the country twice, both as a military Head of state and civilian President.
The former President stated; “I am delighted to felicitate you on the occasion of your 80th birthday. I join your family , friends and other well-wishers to thank God for the gift of life and the strength to pilot the affairs of this nation for the past seven and a half years.
“As a leader, you are one of the few Nigerians who have been privileged to administer our country at different political eras; both as a military Head of State and civilian president. During these times, you have offered your best efforts in the pursuit of your aspirations for the nation.
“As you celebrate, I wish you the strength, peace and God’s guidance in the remaining months of your administration and even beyond. On behalf of my family, I wish you a happy birthday.”
Special Adviser to H.E. Dr. Goodluck Jonathan