By Wole Mosadomi
Minna – Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on Monady celebrated his 74th birthday with members of his family and
few friends with a prayer session with a 40 minute prayer session.
The prayer which lasted for about 40minutes was led by the Chief Imam of Minna Sheik Ibrahim Fari and other clerics The prayer was held in the living room of the Former President.
In attendance were members of his immediate family including Mohammed his eldest son, Aminu,Halimat, his sister, Hajiya Gambo and his nephew, Alhaji Dattijo Aliyu.
Also at the prayer session were former Governor of Osun state Olagunsoye Oyinlola, Former Military Governor of Borno state Col Abdumiminu Aminu, Justice Musa Dattijo, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Alhaji Abubakar Tanko, Alhaji Hassan Mohammed Jallo, Alhaji Husseni Jallo, Alahji and Umar Ndanusa.
Others are Professor Jonathan Ndagi, Kazeem Afegbua,Special Adviser to Edo State governor on Media and publicity, the Federal University of Technology, Minna community led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Musibau Akanji among others.
They all prayed for the good health of the former president and members of his family.
Gen. Babangida thanked those in attendance and all Nigerians for their prayers for him and wished them well.