Ex President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on the occasion of his 72nd birthday.
According to a statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, his media adviser in Abuja on Sunday, Jonathan described the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a courageous leader.
Jonathan noted that Atiku has made significant contributions to the growth and development of our nation and prayed for God’s blessings to enable Atiku to do more for the progress of the nation.
In a goodwill message he sent to the former Vice President, Jonathan further said: “I wish to, most sincerely, congratulate you on your 72nd birthday. You have every cause to be thankful to God for a long life and a fulfilling experience.
“You are a man of great courage, wisdom and dedication; all of which you have deployed in service to the nation and humanity.
“Through deep and long-lasting engagements in politics, industry and national integration, you have made outstanding contributions to the growth and development of our nation.
“Your enormous experience, good health and sound intellect are God’s blessings to enable you to rededicate yourself to the effort to build a country of our collective dreams.
“I join your family and other well-wishers to wish you more productive years in the service of our fatherland.”