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President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Secretary-General of The Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, as he marks his 88th birthday on Monday, January 18.
The Media Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina, in a release on Sunday said the president in rejoicing with the seasoned diplomat and administrator, congratulated Anyaoku for a life that keeps learning and growing in wisdom, knowledge, and experience.
He acknowledged the worthy contributions of Anyaoku to the development of the country, starting out as a young Foreign Service Officer, and reaching the pinnacle of his career through vision and diligence and consistently projecting Nigeria as a great nation.
The president extolled the statesmanship of the celebrant in always counseling leaders and the citizenry alike, particularly bringing a global context to issues and policies, and using his extensive network of international friends to support the country’s efforts in deepening good governance, democracy, and sustainable development.
Buhari prayed that the Almighty God will strengthen Anyaoku in good health, and grant him the grace for greater support to the nation he loves so much.
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