President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated former Lagos Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on his 69th birthday.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari noted Asiwaju Tinubu, who is a key pillar of the ruling the All Progressives Congress (APC), had inspired many leaders across the country.
Praying for a longer and healthy life for the party leader, President Buhari acknowledged his role in stabilising the ruling party as well as his works towards engendering good governance in the country.
The statement partly reads: “President Muhammadu Buhari joins the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC) and its teeming members in congratulating Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on his 69th birthday, March 29, 2021, sharing the joyous occasion with the former two-term Governor of Lagos State, whose acumen and influence continue to resonate round the country and beyond.”
The President rejoices with the “patriot and statesman” on the 12th colloquium, an intellectual gathering to commemorate his birthday, that had over the years turned into a veritable opportunity for discussing topical national issues, and harnessing ideas that will move the nation forward.
The President affirms the former Lagos Governor has inspired many leaders and continues to nurture talents for the benefit of the country, while acknowledging his role in the stability of the APC and advocating good governance.