Breaking News

IBB, a major part of Nigeria’s political history – Saraki

By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- SENATE President Bukola Saraki Thursday described former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as a major part of Nigeria’s political history.

Former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida
during prayers to mark his 75th birthday celebration at the Hilltop, Minna, Niger State

According to Saraki, Babangida is one of Nigeria’s most prolific Statesmen.

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to congratulate the former Head of State on the occasion of his 76th birthday, the Senate President who commended the former Military President for the role he has continued to play to bring about the development and progress of the country, said, “The former Military President has played a key role in the history and development of our nation. IBB’s leadership, commentaries and advice on the state of our polity and how to move our nation forward have been pivotal since he left office.

“I wish him good health and many more years as he celebrates his 76th birthday ,” the President of the Senate said, “I pray that the Almighty Allah will continue to bless, guide and protect our former Head of State.”


Comments expressed here do not reflect the opinions of vanguard newspapers or any employee thereof.