Jonathan Says Shagari A Committed Patriot, A Leader
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has eulogized Alhaji Shehu Shagari as a
committed patriot and outstanding leader, saying that the present
administration will continue to count on the former President's support
Writing to felicitate with Alhaji Shagari on the occasion of his 90th
birthday which comes up tomorrow, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, President
Jonathan prayed that Almighty Allah will continue to bless the former
President with good health and long life.
“It is with profound joy that I write on behalf of my family, the
Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, and on my own
behalf, to express very warm felicitations to you.
“I join your family, friends and well-wishers to thank Almighty Allah for
His continued guidance, protection and provision for you in the past
ninety years of a life of forthrightness and outstanding leadership with
which He has blessed you.
“It is gratifying to note that our Administration can continue to count on
the solidarity and support of accomplished, highly respected statesmen and
committed patriots like you as we vigorously pursue our national
“As you celebrate this historic day, it is my prayer that Almighty Allah
continues to prosper you and imbue you with robust health as you continue
to give of yourself in the service of our dear nation,” the President
wrote to Alhaji Shagari.
He wished him very happy birthday celebrations.
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