Tinubu made it known in a congratulatory letter to the musician for his 80th birthday on Friday in Lagos.
“I can express my best wishes to you in celebration of your 80th birthday. This is an important milestone. I join the legions of your fans in thanking Almighty God for the grace he has given you.
“Commander-in-Chief, as he is affectionately called, his music has inspired generations in Nigeria and around the world. You have brought joy to many and promoted national unity and harmony through your songs.
“In the course of his stellar musical career, he achieved the highest acclaim, deservedly winning a number of prestigious awards and honors.
“A music teacher and evangelist, his dedication to social ethics and gospel teachings deserve praise,” said Tinubu.
He also prayed that God would continue to shower the octogenarian with his divine mercy; Blessings and many more years of good health on earth.
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