President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) in celebrating former Nasarawa Governor, incumbent Senator from Nasarawa West Senatorial District Abdullahi Adamu, who clocks 75 .
This was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Thursday.
According to the statement, President Buhari acknowledged the contributions of the former governor to nation-building, having served in various capacities and fields. The president also noted that the senator’s experience would always be needed in mentoring upcoming leaders in the country.
The statement reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari joins members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in congratulating former Governor of Nasarawa State, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, on his 75th birthday, July 23, 2021.
“The President felicitates with family, friends and associates on the auspicious moment that calls for thanksgiving and celebration.
“President Buhari notes the contributions of the former Governor to nation building, serving variously as a member of Constituent Assembly in 1977, Constitutional National Conference, 1995, Minister of State, Works and Housing, 1995, after working in both private and public sector firms in the construction sector that saw to the erection of many historic places in Nigeria like the Murtala Mohammed Square in Kaduna.
“The President affirms that Sen. Adamu’s roles in shaping the constitution of the country, providing leadership in Nasarawa State and building political institutions remain outstanding, acknowledging that the experience of the APC stalwart will also be relevant in inspiring upcoming leaders.
“President Buhari prays for the wellbeing of the former governor as he continues to serve the nation.”