President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated a Prince of Sokoto and former Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Alhaji Shehu Malami, Sarkin Sudan, on his attainment of 79 years.
Felicitating with Alhaji Shehu Malami, a Commander of the Order the Niger (CON), on Friday, President Buhari described the businessman and diplomat as an asset to the country.
The President, speaking through a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said, “Nigeria will remain ever grateful to the Sarkin Sudan for his years of public service and for his continuing support to humanitarian causes even as he ages gracefully.”
He added that elder statesman “deserves all the attention and accolades he is receiving on the attainment of this milestone.”
The President prayed to Allah to grant Alhaji Shehu Malami more years in good health for the benefit of his family in particular and the nation in general.