By Chris Udochukwu
Abuja (Precise Post) – President of the senate, Ahmed Lawan has hailed former military president Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida as he turns 79 years old tomorrow, 17th August 2020.
Lawan, in his congratulatory message signed by his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi urged IBB to be proud of his contributions to the defence of the territorial integrity, unity, and political and socio-economic development of Nigeria.
The statement reads:
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, rejoices with former President Ibrahim Babangida on the occasion of his 79th birthday on 17th August, 2020.
Lawan says the General and former Nigerian leader can be proud of his contributions to the defence of the territorial integrity, unity, and political and sociology-economic development of Nigeria.
The Senate President notes that President Babangida has remained passionate about Nigeria more than two decades after his exit from active public service.
Lawan urges the elder statesman to continue to avail those in leadership positions the benefits of his experience and wise counsel for the unity, stability and progress of the nation.
The Senate President wishes the General many more years of good health and peace of mind.
Signed: Ola Awoniyi
Special Adviser (Media)to President of the Senate