President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with President of the Nigerian Baptist Convention, Rev. Dr. Israel Adelani Akanji, on his 60th birthday, rejoicing with family members, friends and the body of Christ on the auspicious occasion.
Senior Special Assistant to the President, (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu in a statement on Tuesday stated that Buhari felicitated with the cleric for the milestone, congratulating him on a life dedicated to the service of God, country and humanity.
The statement said: “The President notes in particular, Rev. Akanji’s compassion, abhorrence to violence and his biblical posture on all national issues, with clear preference for dialogue, peace and the wellbeing of society.
“The President believes Dr. Akanji’s commitment to improving the lives of many, through preaching and teaching the gospel, reveals his love for God and his people.
“He urges the religious leader to use his wealth of knowledge and experience to keep serving the nation.
“Buhari prays for the wellbeing of Dr. Akanji and his family.”