President Tinubu Pays Tribute to Braithwaite on Posthumous Birthday
By Temitope Mustapha, Abuja
President Bola Tinubu has urged family, friends, associates, and fellow progressive-minded Nigerians to reflect on the democratic principles that unite the country and pledge unwavering commitment to safeguarding them at all cost.
Honoring the legacy of the foremost human rights advocate, Tunji Braithwaite, President Tinubu described him in a message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, as a patriot who played a pivotal role during Nigeria’s long road to sustainable democracy and the return to civilian-led governance.
The Nigerian leader, who expressed his heartfelt tribute to the memory of the legal luminary and political stalwart on his 90th posthumous birthday, recalled exceptional experiences saying his courage, wisdom, and unswerving dedication to democracy left an indelible mark on the lives of countless individuals.
“Tunji’s tireless efforts, spanning across multiple decades, have significantly contributed to shaping the contours of democratic governance and the progress that we enjoy today,” the President affirms.
He prays that the sacrifices of heroes like Tunji Braithwaite continue to reverberate into the future for a better country and that such will never be in vain.