Aisha Buhari, FEC members celebrate Osinbajo at 60

Aisha Buhari, FEC members celebrate Osinbajo at 60
March 08 15:44 2017

Members of the Federal Executive Council held a brief special session for the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, who is celebrating his 60th birthday on Wednesday.

Ministers and other members took turns to wish the Acting President happy birthday before the commencement of the meeting.

They sang birthday song for him after the rendition of the National anthem and opening prayers by the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, and Head of Service, Mrs. Ekanem Oyo-Ita.

As the Acting President was about to take his seat for the meeting to begin, the cabinet members remained standing and sang the birthday song.

After the songs and good wishes, Osinbajo replied with prayer for the cabinet members.

He said: “For the young men and women who are below 60, I pray that you will soon be 60. For those who are 60, I pray that you be 120 and above in Jesus name, Amen.”

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, had earlier feliciated with the Acting President.

Mrs Buhari, in a series of birthday messages on her twitter handle, eulogized the professor of law for his leadership qualities and patriotism.

She added that the years Osinbajo had spent in the church, classroom and courtroom had prepared him for the good leadership he is providing to the country in line with the manifesto of the ruling party.

“On the occasion of the birthday of Your Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, Ag. President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I wish to extend my congratulations to you and to state that the years you have spent building your reputation in multiple capacities have today resulted in your ability to carry out your duties in line with the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that a better Nigeria is realized. Congratulations and Happy Birthday,” she tweeted.