Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a rare leader with strong passion for the growth and progress of Nigeria.
Extolling the virtues of the President, Kalu acknowledged the personal attributes of the Nigerian leader, adding that the President is a role model for his contemporaries and the younger generation.
The former Governor stressed that the President has sustained his goodwill over the years in view of his leadership approach, adding that President Buhari has taken Nigeria to enviable heights.
Kalu made these assertions in a goodwill message in commemoration of the 79th birthday anniversary of the President.
He said, “on behalf of the people of Abia North Senatorial district, I join other Nigerians in celebrating President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 79th birthday anniversary.
“ The President is a genuine leader and selfless statesman, who is committed to the development of Nigeria.
“The President, a strong advocate of probity, transparency and accountability has carved a niche for himself in leadership, governance and humanity in the global community.
“The accomplishments of the President Buhari- led federal government are remarkable, impressive and worthy of emulation.
“ The President enjoys robust followership across the country in view of his outstanding leadership style anchored on good governance.
“As President Buhari marks his birthday, I pray for longer life for him in the service of humanity”.
Kalu wished the President a joyous birthday celebration.