Buhari salutes Gen Abdulsalami at 79

Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), on his 79th birthday.

In a statement issued Sunday, the President joined family members and friends to celebrate with the iconic leader, whose legacy of setting the country on the path of democracy and good governance, and passionate pursuit of peace continues to yield results.

The President congratulated General Abubakar for another age, appreciating his patriotism and visionary leadership style of always advocating unity, projecting maturity and wisdom on national discourse, and providing a rallying point for the of the country.

He said the goodwill that the former Head of State continues to attract to the country, both at national and international levels, particularly sacrificing his time and resources to reach out to individuals and institutions on the need to work for the growth of .

The President prayed that the almighty God would increase his wisdom, strength and give him longer life to keep serving the country.