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Atiku Buhari says he admires ex-VP’s courage

Buhari made the remark in a birthday message to Atiku, who turns 70 on Friday, November 25.

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar visits President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on June 16, 2015. play

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar visits President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on June 16, 2015.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he admires the courage and doggedness of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

Buhari made the remark in a birthday message to Atiku, who turns 70 on Friday, November 25.

“Over the years, I have admired your courage and doggedness in defending your interests and your generosity in promoting education,” Buhari said according to a statement released by his spokesman, Femi Adesina on Thursday, November 24.

“The American University in Yola is one of your noble legacies, and my hope and wish is that it will endure,” he added.

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Buhari also welcomed Atiku to the 70s club while sending him his “kind personal regards.”

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