Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday felicitated with former Governor of Plateau and Katsina states, Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Onoja (rtd), who turns 70 on Aug. 10.
President Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja joined family, friends and former professional colleagues of the celebral military officer on this auspicious occasion of his birthday.
The President noted Onoja’s many years of hard work and sacrifice to the nation as he served in strategic positions in the army and governor of two states.
He also extolled Onoja’s sense of patriotism and relentless effort in contributing to the growth of the nation by accepting to serve on the board of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria and the National Institute of Sports.
He also lauded him for consistently remaining active in the political sphere.
According to him, Onoja’s keen appetite for knowledge, which saw him earning a doctorate in International Law and Diplomacy, and the wisdom that comes with age, will be further translated into serving the country he loves so much.
The President prayed that the Almighty God would bless Onoja with longer life and strength to keep contributing to the growth of the nation.(NAN)