President Goodluck Jonathan congratulates the former head of state as he turns 72.
As the former president turns 72 on Wednesday Dec. 17th, president Jonathan has written to congratulate him on the occasion of the anniversary.
In the letter addressed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in next year's presidential election, President Jonathan prayed God to grant him many more years of good health and personal fulfillment.
"As you mark your 72nd birthday anniversary, I write, on behalf of my family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, to extend warm felicitations to you.
"I join your family, friends, and well-wishers to thank God for your life and to pray that He continues to guide, guard and prosper you even as He blesses you with many more years of abounding health and personal fulfillment," President Jonathan wrote. He wished the former head of state a very happy birthday.