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Happy 78th Birthday To President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari turned 78 on Thursday, December 17, 2019, remaining 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.

It is not clear how the birthday will be marked, but since past ones had not been done with fanfare, it is expected that Buhari will choose to mark it as quietly as possible.

We also say a big thank you for your selfless service to our dear country.

Inasmuch as a lot of people have come to know Aisha Buhari as the president’s only wife, he was married before he finally settled with her. As far back as 1971, the man got married to Safinatu Yusuf whom he later divorced in 1988. It was the next year that he decided on marrying Aisha Buhari. Hajia Aisha is a businesswoman before she was drawn into politics beside her husband.

With both his present and former wives, Muhammadu Buhari has 10 children. Including Halima, Zarah, Yusuf, Aisha, and Amina. He has, however, lost two of his children; Zulaihat and Musa.

Buhari is a forthright and very clearly a disciplined man. He has managed to cut the image of a person who abhors corruption genuinely”. - Nuhu Ribadu Chairman EFCC Daily Trust - 27th Feb. 2007,

- “Buhari stands out to be the most DEDICATED and PATRIOTIC leader" -

Chief Olu Falae - ThisDay Newspaper, 23rd March 2007,

- "Buhari took any work that was given to him very seriously. He is reliable as he is hardworking and honest.

“We are very proud of you and your brave and fearless leadership. You have been a role model. We proudly hold you as someone worthy of emulation.

Wishing a good man happy birthday.

Baba mai gaskiya you are the best.

May God bless you and your household.

You'll live long to see the Nigeria of your dreams.

I know and am very sure, that Nigeria of your dreams is very near..

That Nigeria of your dreams, the one of war against indiscipline.

That Nigeria of your dreams, the one of zero tolerance to corruption.

That Nigeria of your dreams, the one of zero nepotism in all level.

That Nigeria of your dreams, the one of rapid conflict resolution and security for all.

That Nigeria of your dreams, the one of good governance and politics.

That Nigeria of your dreams, the one of sound economy and infrastructure.

As far as moral discipline goes,Buhari remains a shinning star in the firmament of generally lascivious and bankrupt military officers."

Senate Lawan 

Mr President, in all the years of his leadership of our country has shown an undeniable commitment to the unity, peace and the even development of Nigeria.

The senate president said that Buhari was leveraging on his integrity and good standing with the masses to courageously guide Nigeria through a difficult phase into future prosperity.

Happy birthday president Buhari!

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