President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, as he marks his 80th birthday anniversary.
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, Buhari noted he and the former Military President share a similarity in their mutual hope for a stronger and more united Nigeria.
“President Muhammadu Buhari sends birthday greetings to former President Ibrahim Babangida, wishing him a “long and healthy life as he marks his 80th birthday.
“President Buhari notes that as former military commanders during the war, both retiring as Generals, they have mutual interests, great hopes and expectations in a strong and united Nigeria.
“President Buhari expresses hope that privileged Nigerians like President Babangida and others like himself will recommit to ongoing efforts to help the nation to reach more glory, progress, and prosperity,,” the statement reads.