President Muhammadu Buhari has sent congratulatory messages to the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu as he turns 70 on Wednesday, December 1.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday.
The President described the minister “as a gentleman who has over time proved to be a dedicated patriot in words and deeds, devoting energy for the unity, progress and development of the nation.”
“Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, as a true leader, you have continued to use your wisdom and knowledge to champion the cause of your people.
“At all times, you display a great understanding and provide deep insights regarding the complexities of our fatherland.
“I rejoice with you, your family and friends on this landmark celebration. As you continue to espouse a prosperous and technologically driven Nigeria, my prayer is that God Almighty will bless you with long years in good health in the service of the country,” the president said.