The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday, commended his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for a sterling service to the nation, as he turns 66.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said the celebrant has served the country “as an academic, Attorney-General of Lagos State (1997-2007), and Vice President (2015 till date)”.
The statement is titled ‘President Buhari celebrates VP Osinbajo at 66.’
It reads “President Buhari rejoices with Vice President Oluyemi Osinbajo, GCON, SAN on the occasion of his 66th birthday, March 8, 2023.
“The President equally felicitates with the entire Osinbajo family, wishing them many happy returns, as their son, husband and father turns another year, in good health and sound mind.
“President Buhari lauds the sterling service the celebrant has provided to the country, as an academic, Attorney-General of Lagos State (1997-2007), and Vice President (2015 till date).”
Buhari also applauded the deft way Osinbajo, a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has combined scholarship with governance, and pastoral work, commending such “dedication to the younger generation whom the Number 2 man serves as a torchbearer to”.
Therefore, he wished the Vice President and his family a joyful celebration, and greater grace ahead.