By Ogochukwu Isioma in Benin City
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated former National Security Adviser, Gen. Aliyu Mohammed Gusau on his 80th birthday.
In a statement, the governor congratulated Gen. Gusau as “he joined the esteemed league of octogenarians.”
According to him, “At 80 years, you have made immense contributions to the development of Nigeria, serving as a high-ranking military officer and also an adviser to several presidents, ensuring that the country is held together as a strong, united and progressive nation.
“A respectable elder statesman, you have made sacrifices for the survival of Nigeria and continue to deploy your intellect for the growth and advancement of our dear nation.”
He added: “As you mark your 80th birthday, I celebrate your unwavering belief in Nigeria and wish you many more years in good health and sound mind.”