Gbagi Salutes Gowon as Ex-Head Of State Marks His 89th Birthday


The governorship candidate on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in the March 18th 2023 general election in Delta State, Olorogun Barr. Kenneth Gbagi FNIM, OON, has felicitated Ex-Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd) on the occasion of his 89th birthday.

Gbagi, a former minister of State for Education, described Gowon as a statesman and good leader who has continued to canvass for the peace and unity of the nation.

According to a statement on Thursday October 19th 2023, from his Chief Press Secretary, Kenneth Orusi, the former chairman, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, in a goodwill message, described Gowon as a patriot who has made significant contributions to the growth and development of Nigeria.

He said: “It is with great delight that I join your family and Nigerians across the country in congratulating you on the occasion of your 89th birthday.

“Your Excellency, you have been a good leader, a statesman, and a patriot who has continued to pray and canvass for the peace and unity of Nigeria.

“As Head of State, you made significant contributions to the socio-economic development of our country and left legacies that many generations will continue to remember.

“On behalf of my family, I wish you sound health, peace and joy as you celebrate. Happy birthday, Your Excellency.”

It would be recall that Gbagi, refuted the rumour of death of the former head of State, recently.


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