The Northern Governors Forum has sent felicitations to former Minister of Defence, Gen. T.Y. Danjuma on his 84th birthday.
The chairman of the Forum cum Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on behalf of his colleagues, in a statement which was signed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Macham Makut, rejoiced with Danjuma, describing him as one of Nigeria’s patriots.
The statement read, “Lalong also commended Gen. Danjuma for his contributions to building the Nigerian Armed Forces and stabilising the polity, having served as the Chief of Army staff and later, Minister of Defence as well as Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council at various times.
“The Northern Governors, while wishing him more years of good health and God’s protection, called on him to continue to offer his philanthropic services to the people as well as his wealth of experience and assistance towards the peace, progress and prosperity of the Northern region and Nigeria as a whole.”