Wednesday, 18 December 2019

C'River philanthropist, Ben Akak, Joins Nigerian leaders to celebrates Buhari at 77, see what he told Buhari

Mr. Ben Akak, President of Ben Akak Foundation has joined numerous leaders in Nigeria in felicitating President Muhammadu Buhari on his 77th birthday. 

Mr. Akak who said leading a country like Nigeria is an uphill task went on to applaud the president's fight against corruption, stating that "the fight has helped reduced some of the excesses in Governance amongst politicians and public office holders" Akak advised the president to keep up with the good works and ensure the corrupt fight is spread across boards. 

The Odukpani born petrochemical engineer added that Buhari's agricultural development drive aimed at encouraging local framers as well as the Home Grown Feeding Programme is a laudable initiative that must be supported. 

This was contained in a post made on his official Facebook page Ben Akak and it reads thus: 

A Birthday Felicitation message to the President of Africa's most Populous Nation.

On this great day of your life, I want to join the rest of the world in wishing you a rollicking birthday celebration.

Leading a Nation like Nigeria is one of the most difficult job a man can find himself doing. In less than six years your administration as seen Nigeria make some strides especially in the erea of food security. 

Your agricultural development drive aimed at encouraging local framers as well as the Home Grown Feeding Programme initiated by your administration which is designed to put an end to importation and market monopoly of farm produce that can be grown here in our country which is a pilot vehicle to sustainable economic, agricultural, academic and job creation across the length and breadth of our nation has began bringing in results. 

Your fight against corruption has helped reduced some of the excesses in Governance amongst politicians and public office holders. I pray you keep up the good works even as the corrupt fight is spread across boards. 

Mr. President, once again, happy birthday sir.

May God bless and keep you in Jesus name.

Ben Akak
President, Ben Akak Foundation

In the same direction, some leaders in the country especially governors from APC states also wished  Mr. President well on their various social Media handles. Some of those messages reads thus: 

Happy Birthday MY incorruptible GMB – Aisha Buhari

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, took to her twitter to celebrate her husband, describing him as "MY incorruptible GMB".

"Happy Birthday to MY incorruptible GMB; I wish you Allah's Guidance Protection and Good Health to continue steering the affairs of our dear nation. Long Live GMB Long Live Federal Republic of Nigeria!"

Families, governors, cabinet ministers and well-wishers also made remarks to President Buhari.

Governor Yahaya Bello

"On behalf of the government and the good People of Kogi State, I wish to rejoice with Your Excellency on the occasion of your 77th Birthday celebrations."

Governor Samuel Ortom

"On behalf of the government and people of Benue State, felicitates with President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 77th birthday."

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

"As you continue to serve our nation with an uncommon sense of patriotism and unwavering dedication, I thank Almighty God for granting you a life of great accomplishments and abiding fulfillment. Happy Birthday Mr. President! #PMBAt77"

Tolu Ogunlesi

Happy Birthday Mr President! This morning the President's personal aides and a few close friends paid him a visit at home. #PMBAt77

Garba Shehu

Birthday wishes to our boss, Muhammadu Buhari, President Federal Republic of Nigeria. Praying for long life and good health; more years of service to the nation. 

Abike Dabiri-Erewa

#PMBAt77 . Happy birthday @MBuhari. May almighty Allah continue to guard and guide you as you lead our dear nation.

Hadiza Bala Usman

Happy birthday Mr President @MBuhari. Wishing you continued wisdom, strength and Allah's blessings #PMBAt77

President Muhammadu Buhari turned 77 on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, making him Nigeria's oldest civilian leader in power.

Born in 1942, he took over office first as a Major-General, and became Nigeria's head of state in 1983, under the Supreme Military Council at age 41..

He ventured into full politics and after three attempts; he became Nigeria's fourth democratically elected President in 2015 since the fourth republic in 1999 and won re-election in 2019.