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April 2, 2017

You ‘re a veritable ambassador of our motherland, Buhari tells Ebenezer Obey at 75

You ‘re a veritable ambassador of our motherland, Buhari tells Ebenezer Obey at 75

Evangelist Ebenezer Obey …It may be difficult to see someone who understands me.

By Levinus Nwabughiogu

ABUJA-President Muhammadu Buhari has described Evangelist Ebenezer Obey as “a veritable ambassador of our motherland.”

The President made the remark to commemorate the 75th birth of Obey who he also referred to as a “multi-talented entertainer and gospel music maestro”.

Evangelist Ebenezer Obey …It may be difficult to see someone who understands me.

Buhari through a letter to Obey contained in a statement by the Presidential spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina on Sunday also prayed to bless the celebrant with long life to service humanity.

The statement read thus: “President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated multi-talented entertainer and gospel music maestro, Evangelist Ebenezer Fabiyi Obey, on his 75th birthday, April 3, 2017.

“In a letter to the evangelist, President Buhari said: ‘‘Please accept my congratulations, and that of teeming Nigerians, on this occasion of your 75th birthday anniversary.

‘‘Chief Commander Ebenezer Fabiyi Obey is a household name in Nigeria, and even beyond. You have through music flown the flag of our country proudly in many nations of the world, and you are a veritable ambassador of our motherland.’’

“The President said Nigerians rejoice with the septuagenarian at the auspicious moment, while praying that God will grant him more years of service to the nation, and humanity.”