Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida on his 81st birthday.
Dr Jonathan said in a birthday message he signed, that Gen. Babangida was a courageous leader who contributed to the unity and development of Nigeria.
He also highlighted Gen. Babangida’s vital role in fostering peace and friendship across Nigeria, stating that the General has continued to inspire many people across the country.
He said, “I join your family, friends and other well-wishers to felicitate with you as you celebrate your 81st birthday.
“As a military officer and President you made significant contributions to the development and prosperity of our country.
“Your excellency, as you celebrate, I pray God to grant you peace, joy and long life in good health and the strength to carry on with the good works you are doing for our beloved country. On behalf of my family, I wish you a happy birthday.”