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Buhari salutes ex-Agric minister’s passion for farming, as he clocks 75
By: News Editor
Wed, 27 Jul 2022   ||   Nigeria,

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday, joined leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress in celebrating with former Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on his 75th birthday, July 28, 2022.

In a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Femi Adesina, Buhari hailed the political leader, whose profile reflects his dedication to nation-building.

The statement reads, “The President notes the wisdom, courage and visionary leadership of Chief Ogbeh, who started out in the Second Republic as a legislator and was later appointed Federal Minister of Communication, and has consistently remained in the frontline of political developments and governance in the country.

“As the former Minister of Agriculture clocks 75, President Buhari salutes his passion for farming and knowledge of the local and international value chains, which contributed significantly in laying a foundation and framework that triggered a revolution, leading to the realisation of self-sufficiency in food production.

“The President congratulates Chief Ogbeh on many political, literary and business achievements, and his willingness to always provide leadership and share his experience.”

President Buhari also rejoiced with family members, friends, and associates of the political leader, praying that the Almighty God will grant him longer life, good health and strength to keep serving the nation.


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