Buhari salutes Chief Shango, NEPSF leader, at 75
By Ismaila Chafe [NAN]
President Muhammad Buhari has congratulated Chief Simon Shango, National President of Northern Elders, Professionals and Stakeholders’ Forum (NEPSF), on the occasion of his 75th birthday.
The president’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Friday.
Buhari commended the elder statesman for being a “true conciliator for advancing the cause of peaceful co-existence and ensuring healthy relationships among Nigerians anchored on respect, love and harmony.’’
The president joined family, friends and well-wishers of Shango in praying for longer life for the detribalized National Convener, Pro-Nigeria Elders Council (PRONECO), to continue to stand for the unity and progress of his fatherland.(NAN)