Buhari congratulates Nyako, David-West


President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated a former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, on his 75th birthday.

He also congratulated a former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof Tam David-West, on his 82nd birthday.

In separate statements by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, the President extolled Nyako’s successful investment in agriculture and establishing of an international business network in animal husbandry and horticulture, especially with the export of mangos.

“The President prays that the Almighty God will continue to refresh Nyako’s mind and strength as he grows older, and grant him the grace to keep serving his country.”

Adesina also quoted the President as saying he joined family members, friends and colleagues of David-West “in celebrating all the years of sacrifice in serving the country he loves so much and worked hard to see grow, especially for the benefit of the poor and the underprivileged.

“The President expressed the belief that David-West’s contribution to the economic and political architecture of Nigeria and his clear reasoning, wisdom and guidance through the transition phases to democracy would always be remembered and respected.”