At 84, PDP Salutes Obasanjo, Extols His Patriotism

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) passionately celebrates former
President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as he attains the age of
84 years.

The PDP describes President Obasanjo as a patriotic leader, global
figure and exceptionally energetic administrator, who has made
immeasurable contributions, both as a military leader and as
democratically elected President, for the survival, unity, stability and
development of our dear nation.

As a military leader, Chief Obasanjo fought for the unity of our dear
nation during her turbulent hours as well as making immense personal
sacrifices for the return of democratic rule with the birthing of the
Second Republic in 1979.

Twenty years after, as a democratically elected President, on the
platform of our great party, the PDP, Chief Obasanjo further united our
nation with the entrenchment of democratic values of all-inclusiveness,
rule of law, respect for the constitution, regard for the sensibilities
of Nigerians as a people, transparency in governance and establishment
of various institutions for good governance in all critical sectors of
national life.

Nigerians celebrate President Obasanjo for running a visionary
administration, leading to the revamping of our productive sectors,
settling of our foreign debts, turning our nation into an international
investment destination and elevating her from a pariah and debtor nation
to becoming one of the fastest growing economies of the world under his

Under the Obasanjo-led PDP administration, our nation witnessed most of
its best days as Nigerians particularly in the private sector, thrived
in all fields, including telecommunication, aviation, banking and
finance, education, manufacturing, sports, entertainment, real estate,
healthcare both at home and in the international arena.

Our party extols President Obasanjo’s undying sense of patriotism and
love for our dear nation for which he has remained fearlessly active in
his counsels, directions, admonitions and firm stance against injustice
and impunity in the polity, and urges leaders, across board, to emulate
his all-inclusiveness and commitment to the nation.

Our party congratulates President Obasanjo and prays God to grant him
many more years in good health for the benefit of our nation and
humanity at large.


Kola Ologbondiyan
National Publicity Secretary


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