President Buhari felicitates with Chief Shonekan at 80

Ben Adam Shemang, Abuja

Chief Ernest Shonekan

President Muhammadu Buhari has heartily felicitated with elder statesman and former Head of the Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan on his 80th birthday.

On this special occasion, President Buhari commended his immense contribution to national peace and development which he has exemplified as an accomplished administrator, astute businessman and patriot.

The President believes that the historic role played by the octogenarian in forging and maintaining the unity of Nigeria would continue to endear him to many.

He assured Chief Shonekan that his administration would continue to look forward to his fatherly counsel and advice on how to move the nation forward.

President Buhari prayed that God Almighty would grant Chief Shonekan more years of good health and happiness to see the Nigeria of our dreams.