By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Governor of Adamawa State, Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (Rtd), as he turns 75 on 27thAugust, 2018.
A statement by the Presidency spokesman, Femi Adesina said Buhari felicitated with all family members, friends, professional and political associates of the renowned farmer, who served the country for many years as a former Governor of Niger State, Chief of Naval Staff and Deputy Chief of Defence Staff, with remarkable honours.
It noted that the President extolled Nyako’s successful investment in agriculture and establishing of an international business network in animal husbandry and horticulture, especially with the export of mangos, which further underscored Nigeria’s versatility and capacity in commodities.
The President prayed that the almighty God will continue to refresh Nyako’s mind and strength as he grows older, and grant him the grace to keep serving his country, the statement added.