By Akombo Aondona, Abuja
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend joined Nigerians at home and abroad to felicitate President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
In a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, APC, Barr Felix Morka, the party said President Buhari personified the progressive ideals for which the party was unique and incomparable.
The APC stated that President Buhari continued to offer visionary leadership towards building a more vibrant future for all Nigerians.
Morka wrote: “The All Progressives Congress (APC) felicitates the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), on the auspicious occasion of his 80th birthday.
“We heartily join millions of Nigerians – at home and in the Diaspora – in celebrating a man of destiny, who has steered the ship of state, courageously and sagaciously, from rough tides to safe harbour.
“No doubt, President Muhammadu Buhari’s sojourn on planet earth has been most fulfilling and impactful. He remains a source of great inspiration to many Nigerians, as a model of discipline, integrity, resilience and patriotism.
“As the leader of our great party, President Buhari personifies the progressive ideals for which the party is unique and incomparable, and continues to offer visionary leadership as we build a more vibrant future for all Nigerians.
“On behalf of all stakeholders of our great party, we pray for long life and excellent health for our dear President as he leads our country and party to even greater heights.”