By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari hss sent warm felicitations to former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar on his 77th birthday, congratulating him on a life of purpose, driven by a passion to serve his country and humanity.
This was contained in a statement on Friday by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity’, Malam Garba Shehu.
The President, according to the statement, extolled the former Head of State’s commitment to peace, stability and development in Nigeria, and the African continent, as he continually and relentlessly follows and counsels leaders and communities on values of togetherness and collective vision.
President Buhari believed Gen. Abubakar’s visionary and selfless leadership style, and willingness for inclusive growth and development sets him apart for commendation, while the handing over to a civilian government in 1999 secured an enduring place for him in history, Shehu noted.
The statement added that the President joined family members, professional colleagues and friends in celebrating the African elder statesman and global voice.
He prays that the almighty God will grant Gen. Abubakar longer life and good health as he continues to serve humanity.