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News - South West - Osun Updated: March 05, 2024

Obasanjo patriot who inspired faith in Nigeria — Gov Adeleke 

By Francis Ezediuno
March 05, 2024
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Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a patriot who inspires faith in Nigeria.

This description formed part of the birthday message to the former president.

It was gathered that the former president is marking his 87th birthday today, March 5.

In the birthday message signed by Adeleke's Spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, the governor saluted President Obasanjo for his selfless contributions towards the development of Nigeria.

He also hailed Obasanjo for the sacrifices and moral supports put into making sure that Nigeria navigate through turbulent times and for making the service to the country a point of call.

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Adeleke also recognised Chief Obasanjo’s frontline roles in restoring peace and stability in the African continent.

He added that his efforts towards sustaining democracy and national unity remains outstanding and commendable. 

"I join family, friends and associates to celebrate a great patriot and passionate leader, His Excellency Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on the occasion of his 85th birthday.

"Chief Obasanjo embodies sacrifices, dedicating decades to the Nigeria project, bleeding himself on the field for the unity of Nigeria, and as a civilian president, initiated series of reforms that took Nigeria out of the woods and set it on the course of growth and prosperity."

"I pray to God to sustain Chief Obasanjo in health and strength so as to enjoy more of his wise guidance and profound perspective on national progress especially at a time like this."

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