25th November, 2023
By Kazeem Ugbodaga
Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has penned down amazing words for former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as he clocked 77 years today.
Obi, in a series of tweets on X (formerly Twitter), described Atiku as his respected elder brother and leader.
“Your Excellency, My Very dear Respected Elder Brother and leader, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Waziri Adamawa, I rejoice with you as you mark your 77th birthday today.
“Along with your family, friends and numerous well-wishers, I celebrate your many contributions to the socio-political and economic development of our beloved country and in particular your unique role in deepening our nation’s democracy,” he said.
According to Obi, Atiku had undoubtedly positively impacted the nation’s economic growth through his various business establishments which not only created jobs for the people but added to the overall national productivity.
“You have, also through your educational institutions, continued to add to the growth of education and manpower development in our country.
“In this field, you have added tremendous value to all tiers of education through your investment in institutions at all levels: primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.
“Your many scholarship awards to students have expanded opportunities to the indigent. You have contributed to pulling people out of poverty through your business establishments which not only create jobs for our people but add to our overall national productivity.
“May God grant you more wisdom to continue to contribute to the progress of our dear nation and to grant you more healthy and fruitful years ahead as you age gracefully. Happy birthday Sir,” he tweeted.