NewsReel 25/2/15 - Gov Orji Congratulates Alhaji Shehu Shagari at 90

[ Masterweb Reports ] - Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, has congratulated the first Executive President of the country, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari on his 90th birthday celebration.

 

In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Ajunwa, the Governor thanked God for the longevity and gift of good health granted the Second Republic president.

 

According to him, the elderstatesman has remained a unifying force in the country, adding that his wealth of experience and invaluable advice has continued to strengthen upcoming politicians and leaders in the country.

 

He noted that the Sokoto-born politician who distinguished himself as the leader of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) between 1979-1983 during which time he served as Nigeria’s president, has maintained his humility and comportment thus being a source of inspiration for the new generation of leaders.

 

Governor Orji prayed God to grant the erstwhile Nigerian leader more years so that Nigerians can continue to tap from his wisdom and experience.

 

*Photo Caption - Governor, Chief Theodore Orji

 
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