By Janet Bassey (Governance Reporter)
As he celebrates his milestone 80th birthday today, Tuesday, August 17, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, rejoiced with Nigeria's former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida.
Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, wished Babangida a “long and healthy life”.
According to the statement, “President Buhari notes that as former military commanders during the war, both retiring as Generals, they have mutual interests, great hopes, and expectations in a strong and united Nigeria.
“President Buhari expresses hope that privileged Nigerians like President Babangida and others like himself will recommit to the ongoing efforts to help the nation to reach more glory, progress, and prosperity", the statement said. NNL.