Jonathan to Babangida: You are a courageous leader
From Ogundele Olanrewaju
Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has described former military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida as a courageous leader.
Jonathan felicitated with Babangida on the occasion of his 81st birthday.
The former president, in a goodwill message he personally signed, described Babangida as a courageous leader who has contributed so much to the unity and development of the nation.
Jonathan also highlighted the octogenarian’s vital roles in fostering peace and friendship in the country, stating that he has continued to inspire many people across the land.
Jonathan stated further: “I join your family, friends and other well-wishers to felicitate you as you celebrate your 81st birthday.
“As a military officer and President you made significant contributions to the development and prosperity of our country.
“Your excellency, as you celebrate, I pray God to grant you peace, joy and long life in good health and the strength to carry on with the good works you are doing for our beloved country. On behalf of my family, I wish you a happy birthday.”