In a statement issued on Friday, April 5 by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President described Oshiomhole as a “courageous man who has provided purposeful and tenacious leadership over the years.”
Naija News reports that President Buhari joined all other members of the party to celebrate the former Governor of Edo State, who is also a former labour leader
The President said after many years of serving as a labour leader, Oshiomhole has brought a new dynamism into the collective effort to make democracy and development more inclusive in the country.
President Buhari also saluted the APC national chairman for his vibrant relationship with Nigerian workers and ordinary people.
According to the President, as the Chairman of APC, the strides recorded in the last elections across the country clearly testifies to his visionary and vibrant leadership.
President Buhari also commended Oshiomhole’s effort at building a strong and unified party that is focused on strengthening internal democracy and developing the country.
While rejoicing with family members, friends and political associates of the APC Chairman on the milestone, the President described Oshiomhole as “a man of conviction, who stands resolutely by whatever he believes in.”
President Buhari prayed that God would grant the party chairman longer life, good health and wisdom in serving the country and its citizens.