President Muhammadu Buhari Friday stated that he shares special bond with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who he described as a dependable deputy.
He thanked God for preserving the life of Osinbajo, who according to him, “has diligently championed the values of setting the foundation for the peace, progress, and stability of Nigeria, by working very hard to build a resilient economy while promoting transparency and accountability”.
The President, according to a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu, stated this while heartily felicitating with Osinbajo on the occasion of his 62nd birthday, on behalf of his family and the Federal Executive Council.
The President joined Dolapo, her children and Nigerians across the country and around the world to celebrate the erudite scholar, Minister of the Gospel and ‘‘very dependable deputy with whom I share a very special bond.’’
Buhari used the special occasion to extend special appreciation to the Vice President and wishes him many more years of robust health, happiness and fulfilment in his service to God, the nation and humanity.
“He looks forward to sharing many special moments of celebration with his deputy as they take Nigeria to the Next Level in the years ahead,” the statement read.