President Muhammadu Buhari has reminded the former military President, rtd General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida that Nigerians will continue to remember his services to the country.
In a terse statement today, August 16, in solidarity as the retired General celebrates his 79th birthday tomorrow, August 17, President Buhari “believes his services to the country will always be remembered.”
The statement, issued by the special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, did not however elaborate on the kind of services Babangida rendered for which he would be remembered.
In the three paragraph statement, Buhari joined family, friends and associates to celebrate Babangida whom he described as “elder statesman.”
He prayed that God will continually strengthen Babangida, “grant him good health and longer life.”