The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has sent a goodwill message to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 78th birthday.
Naija News understands the President will turn 78 on Thursday, December 17, 2020.
Tinubu in his statement on Wednesday noted that Buhari remains committed to moving Nigeria forward and promised to join him in his efforts to find solutions to challenges facing the country.
He further described the President as a true patriot and prayed God to grant him more years and wisdom to lead Nigeria aright.
His message reads: “Congratulations to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 78 birthday.
“I join with all patriotic and peace-loving Nigerians in supporting your efforts to move Nigeria forward and to find lasting solutions to the longstanding issues that have faced our nation for so long.
“You are a true patriot who wants the best for the nation and I join you in this desire. May Almighty Allah bless these efforts and support us so that at the end of the day we shall overcome and that Nigeria must stand as a prosperous and peaceful nation.
“We must at the same time thank God for your life and for granting you the grace of another birthday. May you enjoy many, many more.I say happy birthday Mr. President. Many happy returns of the day!”
Meanwhile, the Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CENCPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has constituted a South-South reconciliation committee.
The committee was made known to newsmen in a communique on Wednesday signed by the Secretary of the CENCPC, Lucky Imasuen, after a meeting of party leaders from the geo-political zone in Abuja on Tuesday.
A former National Chairman of the APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, was appointed as chairman of the reconciliation committee.
Other members include: Imasuen who was named as secretary; Sunny Jackson, Dr. Maryam Ali, Dr. Sam Jaja, Senator Clever Ikisikpo, and Emmanuel Nsan.