President Muhammadu Buhari joined the members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to congratulate Chief John Odigie Oyegun on his 80th birthday. He described it as a real example of patriot and democrat.
In a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari congratulated Oyegun for the milestone, which he said, he stood out with memories of great achievements “such as becoming a Permanent Secretary at the age of 30, winning a governor election in the early 50s, and providing visionary leadership to overthrow a functioning government for the first time in the history of Nigeria. ”
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Muhammadu Buhari said that the former President of the Party of Peoples of All Nigeria (ANPP) and APC established a standard of consistency, honesty, and integrity in Nigeria’s policy while defending the construction of strong democratic institutions and promoting the virtue of looking beyond of elections and positions to grow and unify the nation for posterity.
As an active participant in the political development and governance of Nigeria for many years, President Buhari believes that the deep wisdom, maturity, tolerance, and inclination of Chief Oyegun for always putting the nation’s interest above himself should serve as a lesson for old and young politicians, actors, that the most enormous investment to build a society is personal sacrifice.
The president rejoices with family members, friends and associates of the former governor of the state of Edo when he becomes an octogenarian, praying that God will give him good health and strength to continue serving the nation and humanity,” he adds. release.