President Buhari has congratulated former Lagos State Governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the occassion of his 65th birthday which comes up tomorrow.
In a stament released by his media aide, Femi Adesina today, President Buhari referred to Tinubu as a “great leader, whose foray into politics ushered in a better understanding of building consensus to achieve historical feats, like unseating an incumbent government”.
President Buhari said as Tinubu turns 65 years old, he believes the Asiwaju raised the bar for many political leaders across the country as a two-term governor of Lagos State, and also bequeathed a style of leadership that completely altered the landscape of the commercial capital.
Recalling his pleasant and intellectually enriching encounters with the Jagaban of Borgu Kingdom over the years, President Buhari re-affirmed that the nation has benefitted a lot from the personal sacrifices, political experience and intellectual foresight of the APC chieftain, and still stands to gain more.
He prayed that the almighty God will grant the Asiwaju good health, longer life and more wisdom to serve his country and humanity.