Buhari hails Afenifere chief, Fasanmi, at 90

By 11:17 Sat, 26 Sep 2015 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated a leader of Afenifere, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, on his 90th birthday holding on Sunday.

According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President joined Fasanmi’s family, friends and kinsmen in celebrating the elder statesman’s longevity in the service of his community, region and country.

The statement read in part, “On the joyous occasion of Pa Fasanmi’s 90th birthday, President Buhari applauds his uncommon and exemplary life of steadfast commitment to progressive ideals.

“The President commends Pa Fasanmi’s most admirable fidelity to the noble ideals of justice, equity, honesty, patriotism and selflessness as worthy of emulation by younger Nigerians.

“He prays that God Almighty will grant many more years of good health and happiness to Pa Fasanmi who was first elected into the House of Representatives between 1964 and 1966 and served as a two-term Senator between 1979 and 1983.”



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