On the occasion of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s 77th birthday, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, delivered a heartfelt congratulatory message, celebrating Atiku as a “Dear Respected Elder Brother and leader.” Obi took the opportunity to commend Atiku’s enduring positive influence on Nigeria’s economic landscape.
In his warm message posted on social media platform X, Obi expressed genuine joy on behalf of Atiku’s family, friends, and a multitude of well-wishers. He particularly highlighted Atiku’s multifaceted impact on the socio-political, economic, and educational development of the nation.
Acknowledging Atiku’s significant role in deepening Nigeria’s democracy, Obi underlined the former vice president’s pivotal contributions to economic growth through diverse business ventures. These enterprises, Obi noted, not only foster job creation but also elevate the nation’s overall productivity.
Obi went on to applaud Atiku’s unwavering commitment to education, emphasizing the transformative effect of his investments across all levels—primary, secondary, and tertiary education. Atiku’s educational initiatives, according to Obi, stand as a commendable contribution to the nation’s human resource development.
In a nod to Atiku’s generosity, Obi underscored the impact of scholarship awards on empowering indigent students and expanding educational opportunities. Furthermore, he highlighted Atiku’s instrumental role in poverty alleviation, citing the positive ripple effect of his business establishments in lifting people out of poverty.
Concluding his heartfelt message, Obi extended warm wishes for continued good health and fruitful years ahead, invoking divine blessings for more wisdom to further contribute to the progress of the nation. As Atiku Abubakar celebrates his 77th birthday, the recognition from figures like Peter Obi serves as a poignant acknowledgment of the former vice president’s enduring legacy and commitment to Nigeria’s growth and prosperity.