Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has hailed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar on occasion of his 72nd birthday.
The former vice President, who has dedicated his birthday to the soldiers recently slain by Boko Haram in Metele, Borno state has received several accolades from many of his colleagues.
Dogara, in his birthday message to Atiku, hailed him for being a philanthropist and a role model to many.
Speaking via Twitter on Sunday, the House of Reps Speaker wrote:
Happy birthday, Your Excellency Atiku Abubakar. You are indeed a democratic icon and philanthropist par excellence with remarkable dexterity and uncommon sagacity, courage and capacity who is well prepared and poised to take Nigeria out of the woods.
You, Atiku are a role model, who mentors and inspires young and upcoming leaders, as well as provide opportunities for youths through the establishment of schools, cottage industries and other manufacturing concerns across the country.
As you mark your 72nd Birthday, I wish you God’s guidance, protection and sound health to continue rendering invaluable services to the nation and humanity.