AS prominent Nigerians, dignitaries in African continent celebrates former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 81st birthday anniversary, erstwhile deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Monday described him as one of the major stabilising forces sustaining the nation’s unity and peaceful co-existence.
In a congratulatory message personally signed by him, Omisore affirmed that “Chief Obasanjo is a reputable international ambassador, father of Nigeria and one of the stabilising forces sustaining the reigning peaceful co-existence and unity among Nigerians,”
He maintained that “Obasanjo is a pure detribalised Nigerian who has on many occasions demonstrated his love for the oneness of the country by always seeing Nigeria as one and indivisible entity through his actions, words and belief.”
According to the message, which was obtained by the Nigerian Tribune in Osogbo, Osun State capital, Omisore, who is a former chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation stated that “I am using this medium to congratulate our Baba, the former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Aremu Okikiola Obasanjo on his 81st year birthday celebration.
“No doubt, Baba has contributed and is still contributing immensely to the growth and development of Nigeria as a country, Africa as a continent and the world. Chief Obasanjo stands out as a leading figure in the sustenance of peace, unity and stability of Nigeria as well as other countries in the whole of Africa continent.”
The message reads, “former President Obasanjo is an international figure and despite his age, he has been playing tremendous roles in preaching, sustaining as well as entrenching peace and good governance in and across the world.
“He is really a blessing to us in Nigeria and the entire world in general. These, he has been showing in the past years which I am sure he is ready to be doing and continue to do to ensure that peace and stability continue to reign supreme across the world,
“While praying for God to continue to grant Chief Obasanjo good health and more wisdom to discharge his much-cherished leadership roles to Nigeria and Nigerians, as well as the entire world urge the former President to continue to be an inspirational force and source of motivation and joy to the humanity.
“It is my prayers that God Almighty will continue to protect and keep Baba, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for us in Nigeria as a worthy and dependable leader.”
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