President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated a former Governor of Rivers State, Dr Peter Odili, as he marked his 70th birthday on August 15.
In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President recognised the important contributions Odili has made to the development of his immediate community, the Niger Delta region, the nation and humanity in general, as a physician and former governor.
“As a statesman and Knight Commander of the Order of St Sylvester in the Catholic Church, the President appreciates Sir Odili’s role in fostering peaceful and harmonious environment in the wider Niger Delta region through peaceful engagement and meaningful dialogue, in line with this administration’s commitment to peace, stability and development in the region,” the statement said.
The president prayed that God provides him with good health and fulfilment.
“As family, friends, colleagues and well-wishers gather to celebrate Dr Odili’s milestones and achievements, President Buhari prays God Almighty to sustain him with continued good health and fulfillment in the coming years”.