- A former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, is receiving a lot of congratulations on his 70th birthday
- One of those who have sent greetings was President Muhammadu Buhari through his media aide, Femi Adesina
- President Buhari said Oshiomhole's significant contributions to democracy and good leadership in Nigeria are note-worthy
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole on his 70th birthday.
In his congratulatory message to the former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Buhari saluted his contributions to the development of democracy and good governance in Nigeria.
In the president's opinion,
"Oshiomhole’s leadership strides in various sectors will stand the test of time, deploying his time and strength to the good of workers and Nigerians as a labour leader, and chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, and accepting the call into politics to serve his state."
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A statement released by Femi Adesina on Sunday, April 3, added:
"The president notes the mental soundness and experience of the former APC leader, willingly dedicating himself for the greater good of the country, and acting as the voice of the voiceless in different ramifications."
The president prayed for good health and continued service to God and humanity as the former APC boss clocks 70 years.
Read the full statement in the Facebook post below:
Adams Oshiomhole warns against teachers who can't write their names
Oshiomhole made this call on Wednesday, March 30, while speaking at the official unveiling of the Transforming D' Intellectual Firmament of Africa-Community Development Initiative (TiFA-CDI) and inauguration of trustees.
Need to develop initiatives that would help keep children in school
The event organised by Policy House International and TiFA-CDI took place in Abuja with the aim for the latter to take over the 13-year role of the former's by championing the Incentive-Based Program for out-of-school children in Nigeria.
Continuing, Oshiomhole urged Nigerians not to be carried away by politics but to seek ways to ensure that initiatives to keep children in schools are developed.