Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has congratulated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar GCON and Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party on his 74th birthday anniversary.
A statement by Humwashi Wonosikou said the governor described Atiku as the “Greatest politician of our time.”
” Today we celebrate our leader and illustrious son of Adamawa who sacrificed a lot for the growth and development of Nigeria,” Fintiri said.
Governor Fintiri said Atiku Abubakar stands tall in the political history of Nigeria as one who fought to entrench the values of an enduring democracy adding that “Atiku stuck to a tough political style, that has earned him the label of the strongman of Nigerian democracy”.
He noted that, “this detribalised Nigerian has continued to be a part of our lives and continues to give Adamawa and Nigeria hope and leadership that typically comes from an exemplary leader, and we are grateful for his service to Nigeria.”
Celebrating Atiku on behalf of the good people of Adamawa and the entire members of the People’s Democratic Party, Governor Fintiri stated that, “the former Vice President is blessed with a natural energy and strength of purpose guaranteed to take him well beyond his age in the service of his party and country.”
Governor Fintiri commended his efforts at raising people and discovering talents that are today making a difference in public service and academics, stating that, “we are proud to stand with this outstanding politician and statesman whose contributions to the enthronement and sustenance of democracy in Nigeria remains unmatched.”
Atiku’s doggedness and patriotism Fintiri said has given people hope that “Nigeria can still remain an indivisible entity.”
While wishing the former Vice President a happy and prosperous birthday, he prayed for more wisdom, sound health and long life in the service of Nigeria and our great party.
“Happy birthday to an amazing personality who has touched my life in so many ways. You deserve all the joy, love and happiness that the world has to offer,” Fintiri added.