President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Federal Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tam David-West, on his 82nd birthday.
“President Buhari joins family members, friends and colleagues of the erudite scholar and social critic in celebrating all the years of sacrifice in serving the country he loves so much and worked hard to see grow, especially for the benefit of the poor and underprivileged.” his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said in a statement on Sunday.
“The president believes Mr David-West’s contribution to the economic and political architecture of Nigeria and his clear reasoning, wisdom and guidance through all the transition phases to democracy will always be remembered and respected.
“President Buhari commends the former minister, who also served as Federal Minister of Mines, Power and Steel, for always holding leaders to account, assuring him that his views on good governance remain invaluable.
“The president prays that the almighty God will grant Mr David-West longer life and good health.”