Buhari hails Afenifere chief, Fasanmi, at 90By Bobricky 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 Fasanmiâ€™s family, friends and kinsmen in celebrating the elder statesmanâ€™s longevity in the service of his community, region and country.
The statement read in part, â€œOn the joyous occasion of Pa Fasanmiâ€™s 90th birthday, President Buhari applauds his uncommon and exemplary life of steadfast commitment to progressive ideals.
â€œThe President commends Pa Fasanmiâ€™s most admirable fidelity to the noble ideals of justice, equity, honesty, patriotism and selflessness as worthy of emulation by younger Nigerians.
â€œHe 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.â€
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