The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the elder statesman marks his 83rd birthday on Thursday March 5.
Lawan joined family members, friends and associates of the former president in rejoicing with him for attaining his advanced age in good health and sound mind.
He said the former president has made indelible contributions to the unity and development of Nigeria in over five decades at the vanguard of nation-building.
Lawan recalled former President Obasanjo’s pivotal roles at different epochs in the tasks to keep Nigeria one, stable, democratic and prosperous.
He said the elder statesman has served his country with courage, wisdom and sense of history.
The Senate President prayed that the former president would continue to be an asset for nation-building in Nigeria and for emancipation of Africa.
Lawan wished the elder statesman many more years of good health and service to his fatherland.