The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said it was proud of the legacies and achievements of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in Nigeria.
The PDP in a congratulatory message on Obasanjo’s 80th birthday signed by Dayo Adeyeye for PDP National Caretaker Committee, said that Obasanjo was quintessential octogenarian and that they were proud of his legacies and achievements.
The statement read in part “Ahmed Makarfi on behalf of all the PDP Organs and family nationwide, felicitates with the former Head of State and former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, as he joins the League of Octogenarians.
“The 80th birthday anniversary of OBJ as he is popularly called is not only a celebration of his sojourn on earth but a combination of the series of his achievements and indelible legacies in various sectors of our political, economic and social lives in Nigeria and beyond as a Soldier, Head of State, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We salute you sir!
“For us in the PDP, Obasanjo remains a leader and a President Nigerians will continue to remember for his unique style and quality of leadership, the fulcrum for his policy formulations and implementations, and the ingenuity at which he pioneered the affairs of the Country creditably on the platform of our great party, the PDP from 1999 to 2007 and even after leaving office.