As President Muhammadu Buhari marked his 79th birthday, the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has commended the number one citizen for “his purposeful leadership, vision, courage and steadfastness in the pursuit of the right cause and common good.”
Lawan, in his message of felicitation, described President Buhari as a leader who has matched vision with courage since assumption of office over six years ago.
“I join the multitude of fellow Nigerians and your other well-wishers across the globe in thanking Allah for His great gifts of good health and long life to you.
“This benevolence of Allah has enabled Your Excellency to continue to provide purposeful leadership to our country in this time of unprecedented challenges across the world.
“You are a leader who has matched vision with courage and who is steadfast in his pursuit of the right cause and common good.
“Your Excellency, like most who have worked with you, I attest that you are passionate about the unity, security and prosperity of Nigeria.
“This attribute, with the focussed transformation of the nation’s physical infrastructure, social and economic reforms will enhance your legacy as a unique Nigerian leader.
“Our great party, the All Progressives Congress, APC is lucky to have you as our leader in this stage of its history. Your selfless and foresighted leadership has brought unity and cohesion to the party, and greatly contributed to making the APC the most freely embraced political platform in the history of Nigeria.
“Mr President, your leadership of Nigeria is a blessing to our dear country as it offers our people and institutions confidence in confronting the current challenges and in laying the foundation for sustainable prosperity.
“The National Assembly will continue to work with you in line with our shared vision and in the best interest of our dear nation,” Lawan stated.
He wishes President Buhari a happy birthday and Allah’s continued guidance and protection as he pilots the affairs of the country.