Buhari congratulates Niyi Adebayo at 60
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday joined members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and professional colleagues of the former governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, in congratulating him on his 60th birthday.
Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, felicitated with the family and friends of the APC chieftain on the joyous day, affirming that Adebayo, who served as governor of Ekiti State for four years, 19992003, worked committedly to improve the livelihood of his people.
“As a party stalwart, the President commends the many sacrifices Adebayo made in ensuring the formation of the APC, by always projecting ideas, and suggesting the construction of a political institution with strong national appeal, acceptance and sympathy for the improvement of the lives of all Nigerians.
“President Buhari believes the former governor’s brilliance, diligence, forthrightness and strong sense of patriotism will always be desired for the development of the nation.
”The president prays that the Almighty God will grant Adebayo longer life, more wisdom and greater opportunities to serve the nation and humanity,” the statement read.