Jonathan congratulates Babangida at 75
Former President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated
ex-military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), on his 75th
birthday, describing him as a great leader and statesman who had
displayed ample commitment to the nation's unity and growth.
In a letter of felicitation personally signed by the former President,
Jonathan noted that Nigerians would continue to pray for Babangida's
good fortune because of his exemplary service to his fatherland.
He said further: 'I wish to, sincerely, congratulate you on your 75th
birthday. I am pleased to share in your joy as you celebrate the
Almighty God for the blessing of a long life and good health.
'You served your nation in various capacities as a distinguished
officer and Head of State, to the best of your abilities, for which
Nigerians would continue to pray for your good fortune.
May the Almighty Allah grant you more fulfilling years as an eminent
statesman to continue to lend your experience, knowledge and wisdom to
our dear nation as it seeks to make progress in all facets of national
development. Happy birthday Your Excellency.'