President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm felicitations to veteran journalist and columnist, Eric Teniola, who turns 70 on July 30, 2019, congratulating him for outstanding contributions to the media industry in Nigeria.
President Buhari joins family, friends and professional colleagues of the renowned writer in celebrating many years of service to the nation and humanity, commending his commitment to democracy and good governance.
As a journalist, who thoroughly backgrounds his articles with facts of history, the President believes Teniola’s interventions and write-ups readily educate, inform and entertain, and most significantly reminds readers that Nigeria’s strength remains in its unity, diversity and resourcefulness.
President Buhari affirms that the veteran journalist serves the country as a teacher and journalist in many respects, as he continuously nudges leaders to keep their promises to the people, and urges the people to always hold governments to account, providing a bridge for the strengthening of democracy and promoting development.
On his 70th birthday, the President prays that the almighty God will grant Teniola longer life, good health and more wisdom to keep pointing the nation forward.