The President, in a statement by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu on Wednesday in Abuja, described Daura as a “remarkable gentleman, scholar and statesman.”
The President said: ”Birthday greetings to our remarkable former newspaper man and statesman, Malam Mamman. He has served Nigeria with diligence and determination.
”We all admire him for his intellect, wit and accuracy in memory as well as a style of leadership which continues to inspire many.
“As the nation continues to benefit from his wisdom and statesmanship, we pray for his long life.”
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