President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his wishes to former president, General Ibrahim Babangida as he clocks 80.
Announcing the birthday wishes through his Special Assistant on Media, and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari described the former president as a patriotic, and true statesman.
In the statement released by Garba Shehu, Buhari notes that the former Military commander during the Nigeria civil war fought gallantly to ensure that Nigeria won the war.
Buhari said in furtherance that;
“as former military commanders during the war, both retiring as Generals, they have mutual interests, great hopes and expectations in a strong and united Nigeria.
President Buhari expresses hope that privileged Nigerians like President Babangida and others like himself will recommit to ongoing efforts to help the nation to reach more glory, progress, and prosperity.