President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as a major part of Nigeria’s political history.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to congratulate the former Head of State on the occasion of his 76th birthday, the Senate President described IBB as one of Nigeria’s most prolific Statesmen.
Saraki commended IBB for the role he has continued to play to bring about the development and progress of the country.
“The former Military President has played a key role in the history and development of our nation,” Saraki said, “IBB’s leadership, commentaries and advice on the state of our polity and how to move our nation forward have been pivotal since he left office.
“I wish him good health and many more years as he celebrates his 76th birthday ,” the President of the Senate said, “I pray that the Almighty Allah will continue to bless, guide and protect our former Head of State.”