The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has saluted former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo on the event of the elder statesman’s birthday
The Ogun State-born former President provides one other yr at this time.
Governor Ikpeazu, in a congratulatory message, made accessible to DAILY POST by his Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, on Friday, described the previous President as “Nigeria’s most genuine dwelling statesman whose life’s odyssey has develop into a useful supply of historical past”.
The Governor famous that the previous President has lived for Nigeria and given the most effective of his years to the sustenance of the unity and democratic growth of the nation.
He described Obasanjo as a person who has had the very distinctive privilege of serving as each a navy and democratically elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Ikpeazu famous that “Each as Army Head of State and a Civilian President, Obasanjo’s perception within the supremacy of democracy remained unshaken. Even in retirement, his voice continues to reverberate on problems with nationwide and international significance”.
“President Obasanjo has develop into a dwelling legend. He stands tall within the corridor of fame of the best African leaders. His life has develop into a dwelling encyclopedia of the historical past of our nation. He has develop into a robust voice each domestically and internationally on points affecting the event of democracy and international affairs. With none shadow of a doubt, Obasanjo’s well-deserved place in historical past is assured”.
Governor Ikpeazu on behalf of his household, the Authorities and the Folks of Abia State wished the previous President a really glad birthday and prayed the Almighty God to grant him many extra years of service to the individuals of Nigeria.