APC rejoices with ex-VP at 70
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on his 70th birthday.
The president said he had, over the years, admired Atiku’s courage and doggedness in defending his interests.
President Buhari, in a letter he personally signed, said he was delighted to welcome Atiku “to the 70s club.”
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has also felicitated with Atiku as he turns 70 today, November 25, 2016.
APC national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, in a congratulatory letter, lauded Atiku for his contributions to the growth of the party and entrenching democracy in the country.
Buhari said : “Over the years, I have admired your courage and doggedness in defending your interests and your generosity in promoting education. The American University in Yola is one of your noble legacies, and my hope and wish is that it will endure.”
President Buhari said both himself and Atiku should be grateful to Allah who had granted them grace to be in the 70s club. Buhari sent “kind personal regards” to Atiku and prayed that Allah grants him “many more years of good health.