Buhari, APC celebrates Tinubu at 69
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.
Also, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as a true democrat, a man of excellence and a great leader, who dedicates his life to the service of humanity.
The party in a goodwill message by chairman of the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Governor Mai Mala Buni, celebrated Tinubu on his 69th birthday anniversary.
It said: “The All Progressives Congress (APC) celebrates a man of excellence, a true democrat and a great leader, the Jagaban of Borgu, H.E. (Sen.) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 69th birthday anniversary.
“Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has no doubt dedicated his life to the service of humanity, promotion of good governance, growth and development of democracy in Nigeria.
“As a leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is passionate about the future of the people, as a developmental democrat, he is a proponent of due process and rule of law.
“His humble and humane disposition made him a great philanthropist. The APC family is so proud of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu many achievements.
“We pray to Almighty God to grant Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu many more prosperous years, good health, strength and wisdom to continue serving humanity.”