President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has joined members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in celebrating with the National Leader of the party and former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu, on his 70th birthday.
Ahmed Tinubu has previously served as the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007 and Senator for Lagos West during the brief Third Republic. He was born on 29th March, 1952.
In a congratulatory message by Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Monday in Abuja, President Buhari stated the contributions of the party stalwart to the political, economic and social development of the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari joined family members, friends, business and political associates in celebrating the Asiwaju of Lagos.
He also noted Tinubu’s role in fighting for democratic rule against many odds and supporting visionary and purposeful leadership.
The president prayed the Almighty God would increase Tinubu, as he turns 70, in strength, good health and wisdom to keep serving the nation and humanity.
By NWANKWO, Grace Chinasa