President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the efforts of Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo towards the socio-economic development of the country.
President Buhari made this known on Monday, March 7, in a birthday message to the vice president on his birthday at 65 years.
The president, who commended Osinbanjo on behalf of the Federal Executive Council, Government and people of Nigeria, joined family, friends and associates to celebrate the man of many parts.
He noted with delight, the worthy contributions of the Vice President to the development of the country as a lawyer, scholar, administrator and Pastor, working selflessly and sacrificially to bring government closer to the people, and placing the people at the centre of governance by regularly advocating policies that support human development.
As the lawyer and scholar turns 65, the President affirms that his loyalty and dedication to duty have been most exemplary, especially in supervising the economy, which involves regular interface with heads of public and private institutions, and other government structures to ensure synergy and harmony that puts the welfare and wellbeing of all Nigerians first.
President Buhari extoled Vice President Osinbajo’s courage, humility and resourcefulness, praying that the Almighty God will continue to grant him the strength, wisdom and good health to serve the nation and humanity.