President Buhari Congratulates Ambassador Atta At 90

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Updated August 9, 2018
President Buhari Congratulates Ambassador Atta At 90
President Muhammadu Buhari (file)

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ambassador Abdullahi Atta on the occasion of his 90th birthday anniversary, on August 10, 2018.

The President extended his greetings to the celebrant in a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu.

He joined the family, friends and well-wishers of the former diplomat in thanking the Almighty God for his continued benevolence, strength and never-failing care to the celebrant in the past decades of a remarkable life of service and dedication to humanity.

President Buhari commended Ambassador Atta’s service to the nation during his career in the foreign and public service.

He noted that the nonagenarian distinguished himself with courage in the work of reconciliation, conflict prevention, justice and peace around the world.

The President also used the occasion to remind Nigerians not to forget their responsibility to give the nation hope for the future.

He prayed that Ambassador Atta would enjoy more years of health and continue to be an inspiration to the upcoming generation on discipline, hard work and patriotism.