Northern Governors Salute Buhari at 70

The Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) has eulogized Former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari who turns 70 years on Monday, saying the former leader has lived a disciplined and purposeful life.

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu referred to Gen Buhari as a thorough bred professional and an astute administrator whose regime set the country on the path of growth and development.

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In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Danladi Ndayebo, Governor Aliyu said as Head of State, Gen Buhari demonstrated uncommon courage, vision and exemplary leadership resulting in development of critical sectors of the nation’s economy.

“There is no gainsaying the fact that General Buhari left legacies in all the sectors of the economy with marked transparency and accountability in the management of resources”, the statement said.

“The Former military leader reinforced this commitment when he did excellently well as Chairman of the Petroleum (Special) Trust Fund”, the statement added.

The forum said it is proud to be associated with the achievements of the former military leader.

It prayed God to grant General Buhari excellent health, courage and many more years of selfless service to Nigeria and humanity.