The Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has congratulated former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on his 85th birthday.
Gbajabiamila in a statement signed by the Speaker’s media aide, Lanre Lasisi, described Obasanjo as an elder statesman and a nationalist.
He also said the former president has paid his dues to the Nigerian project.
He said at 85, Obasanjo exhibits a high sense of patriotism, working to see that Nigeria and Nigerians remain united.
The speaker eulogised Obasanjo as one Nigerian whose services to his fatherland are laudable.
Gbajabiamila wished the former president continuous good health and God’s protection.