President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on his 60th birthday.
Buhari, who is currently in the UK on medical vacation, hailed Osinbajo as his “partner in service to Nigeria” and “friend”.
He also wished Osinbajo “60 hearty cheers” in a birthday message posted on his Twitter account.
It read: “60 hearty cheers for @ProfOsinbajo, running mate turned partner in service to Nigeria; and friend. Happy Birthday, Professor!”
Buhari’s wife, Aisha, also sent her best wishes to Osinbajo, as he clocked 60.
She wrote on Twitter: “On the occasion of the birthday of Your Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, Ag. President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“I wish to extend my congratulations to you and to state that the years you have spent building your reputation in multiple capacities, have today resulted in your ability to carry out your duties in line with the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that a better Nigeria is realized. Congratulations and Happy Birthday @ProfOsinbajo