President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated former President Shehu Shagari on his attainment of the age of 87. President Jonathan describes the former president as ‘an elder statesman who has continued to make his wisdom and vast experience available to the nation’,adding that Nigeria has benefitted immensely from his selfless contributions.
He said President Shagari’s exemplary support for peace and national development is commendable and worthy of emulation by all well-meaning citizens. The President prays for continued good health and long life for President Shagari.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity
Feb. 26, 2012