Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated Nigeria’s former president and elder statesman, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, as he marks his 92nd birthday.
In a congratulatory message issued on Saturday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Turaki Hassan, Dogara noted that Shagari served Nigeria selflessly and always put the country first.
“Former president Shagari is an embodiment of humility and selfless service, a father of all and pillar of support.
“We celebrate him today as he marks his 92nd birthday.
“He has been a source of wisdom to all who go to him for counsel and remains a shining example of how leaders should be.
“On this special day, I pray that the almighty God continues to guide him and keep him in perfect health as he continues to age gracefully,” Dogara said.