Buhari commends Odigie-Oyegun @ 80 for providing visionary leadership in APC


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on his 80th birthday anniversary.

President Buhari had in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday noted that Odigie-Oyegun’s achievements include becoming a permanent secretary at 30, winning a gubernatorial election in his early 50s and providing visionary leadership to unseat an incumbent government for the first time in Nigeria’s history.

President Buhari commended the former APC national chairman for setting a standard for consistency, honesty and integrity in Nigerian politics in the building of strong democratic institutions.

National Dailylearned that Buhari acknowledged that Odigie-Oyegun’s depth of wisdom, maturity, tolerance and penchant in always putting the interest of the nation above self, should serve as a lesson to both old and younger political actors.