President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Professor Tam David-West, on his 82nd birthday.
The President extended his greetings to the former minister on Sunday in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.
“President Buhari joins family members, friends and colleagues of the erudite scholar and social critic in celebrating all the years of sacrifice in serving the country he loves so much and worked hard to see grow, especially for the benefit of the poor and underprivileged,” the statement said.
The President believes David-West’s contribution to the economic and political architecture of Nigeria and his clear reasoning, wisdom and guidance through the transition phases of democracy will always be remembered and respected.
He also commended the former minister, who also served as Federal Minister of Mines, Power and Steel, for always holding leaders to account and assured him that his views on good governance remain invaluable.
President Buhari prayed that the Almighty God would grant Professor David-West longer life and good health.