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Sanwo-Olu congratulates Buhari at 80

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his 80th birthday, describing him as a courageous and passionate leader, whose commitment to the growth of Nigeria is worthy of emulation.

Governor Sanwo-Olu in a congratulatory message issued on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, said President Buhari’s unblemished service in public office has made him a role model to many Nigerians.

He said President Buhari has been providing honest and transparent leadership in the country, and that the President, since he assumed office on May 29, 2015, has been demonstrating unparalleled patriotism, integrity, honesty and courage in the task of steering the ship of Nigeria in the right direction.

Governor Sanwo-Olu also praised President Buhari for delivering on his promises to Nigerians, especially in the fight against corruption, insurgency and building of infrastructure in different parts of the country.

He noted that the President is one of the few Nigerian leaders who have contributed immensely to the growth and development of the country, especially in the Armed Forces, politics and governance.

“On behalf of my family, the government, people of Lagos State and the entire members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), I congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 80th birthday. He noted

Reporting by Omolara Omosanya; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade