Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated his running mate in the 2019 general elections, Mr Peter Obi, on his birthday.
As the former Anambra State governor turned 58 on Friday, Atiku and former Senate President Bukola Saraki, as well as other leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took to Twitter to praise him.
Others who sent their goodwill messages to the former governor include Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, and Senator Uche Ekwunife.
Responding to Atiku’s tweet, Obi thanked the PDP presidential candidate who he described as “one of the most hardworking men”.
Read the tweets below:
.@PeterObi, my Vice Presidential candidate @OfficialPDPNig, is doggedly committed to the Nigerian Project. Okute, as he is fondly called, is also a great steward & patriot. On behalf of my family and team, he’s wished a happy birthday and more years in good health & service.-AA pic.twitter.com/1SULF4CmAq
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) July 19, 2019
— Peter Obi (@PeterObi) July 19, 2019
#PeterObiAt58 Hurray! The Vice Presidential Candidate of the @OfficialPDPNig and former Governor of Anambra State, @PeterObi is 58 years today. We wish him many more years of service to our nation Nigeria and pray for God’s abundant blessings upon his life. Happy birthday Sir pic.twitter.com/TWCWlSFIJd
— Official PDP Nigeria (@OfficialPDPNig) July 19, 2019
I celebrate my friend and brother, the former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential Candidate of our party, @PeterObi, as he turns 58 today. He is a man of excellent character and I pray he lives long to continue positively impacting our country. Happy birthday
— Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) July 19, 2019
Happy 58th Birthday to my brother and friend, former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice-Presidential candidate of our great party, @OfficialPDPNig, in the 2019 presidential election, @PeterObi. I wish you God’s wisdom and grace as you celebrate another year! #PeterObiAt58 pic.twitter.com/DAe2SxUFk2
— Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa (@GovIfeanyiOkowa) July 19, 2019
This is wishing my brother and friend, @PeterObi, aka Peter The Rock, a very happy 58th birthday. As your years, so shall your strength. I join millions of Nigerians to celebrate you and to let you know we are together with you on the greater Nigeria project.
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) July 19, 2019
To a Great Leader, His Excellency, @PeterObi:
Your achievements, impacts & supports are huge and indelible. You remain a precious gift to Anambra, Nigeria & to the World.
May I, on behalf of My Family & the good people of #AnambraCentral wish you a happy 58th birthday.
— Senator Uche Ekwunife (@SenUcheEkwunife) July 19, 2019