Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar said on Thursday that no member of his family ever reached the ripe age of 70 years.
He spoke in Yola at an event organised to mark his 70th birthday by students of American University of Nigeria Academy and Primary schools.
He lauded the students for “the surprise of a birthday bash” and reiterated his commitment to continue to support education in the country.
He said that education was the backbone of development, stressing that nothing should be done to jeopardise education.
Source: Naija News