Buhari greets Edebiri, Esogban of Benin, at 90

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By Ismaila Chafe

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Chief David Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

’s congratulatory message was contained a issued by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday Abuja.

The said that Buhari joined members of the Edebiri family, friends and well-wishers celebrating ‘an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom.’

According to him, many generations of Nigerians have deep appreciation of Chief Edebiri’s devotion to Nigeria’s unity and prosperity over the years.

acknowledged Edebiri’s contributions to the development of the country “beginning from his days of activism the pre-independence period till now that he conscientiously aligns with the vision of this administration to take Nigeria to the next level.’’

While noting, with delight, the goodwill and fatherly advice of the elder statesman to his government, he prayed God to grant the Esogban of Beninlonger life joy and good health.