In a statement made by the PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Prof. Rufai Alkali, congratulating Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 75 birthday anniversary, the PDP leadership said that Nigerians owe former President a lot for his foresight and undiluted belief in the unity of the country.
The statement made on Tuesday in Abuja said that:
“For a man who destiny has twice enthroned to lead the nation at challenging times, he left no guesses as to his commitment and competence, leaving legacies that will outlive him.
“The nation owes a lot to his conscience, foresight and undiluted belief in the unity and oneness of our dear nation.
“From every stretch of imagination, Obasanjo is a great Nigerian, African statesman and a world citizen whose immense global contributions will be indelibly etched in history,’’ Alkali said.
The statement urged Nigerians and friends of the country to felicitate with Obasanjo.
The ruling party wished the former president good health “and many more years to enable the nation continue to benefit from his wealth of experience”.
It described Obasanjo as a man, who for the better part of his life demonstrated uncommon leadership in service to Nigeria, Africa and the world.
It added that “the significance of these years of fearless patriotism beckons on the psyche of all Nigerians and that of those that wish her well.”