President Muhammadu Buhari joins all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in warmly congratulating elder statesman and former Governor of Osun State, Chief Abdukareem Adebisi Akande, on his 79th birthday, January 16, 2018.
President Buhari felicitates with family and friends of the party stalwart on the momentous occasion of counting the many blessings that have shaped his life, which includes the arduous leadership roles he had taken up to make life better for his community, the nation and humanity.
As a personal friend, and recalling their many conversations, the President believes the APC chieftain’s delving into politics at an early age was divinely orchestrated so that the entire nation will share in his rare wisdom, insights and purposeful foresight as always demonstrated in his interventions and counselling on national issues.
President Buhari affirms that Chief Akande’s contributions to the founding and nurturing of historical political institutions, like Unity Party of Nigeria, Alliance for Democracy, Action Congress of Nigeria, and the governing party, APC, were major steps and sacrifices in ensuring a sustainable democracy for Nigeria that generations will recall and remain grateful for.
The President prays that the almighty God will continue to sustain Chief Akande in good health, strength and wisdom to serve his country.