President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday despatched good needs to former Army Governor of Plateau State, retired Rear Admiral Samuel Bitrus Atukum.
In a press release on the event of Atukum’s 80th birthday anniversary, Buhari reminded the celebrant to supply his counsel to the administration when the necessity arises.
Buhari described him as “some of the devoted army officers that had served underneath him as Head of State.”
The Nigerian chief famous that his outdated ally belonged to a crop of officers whose zeal for responsibility and patriotism was spectacular and worthy of emulation.
The President mentioned he was impressed that Atukum put professionalism and patriotism above different pursuits within the service of Nigeria.
“As you savour the enjoyment of this event, I pray to God to bless you with higher well being and longer life. I’m happy with you and your service to Nigeria.
“I enchantment to you to not hesitate to supply us your invaluable recommendation each time vital,” Buhari advised the elder statesman.