By way of Johnbosco Agbakwuru
PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his nephew and veteran journalist, Baba Mamman Daura as he clocks 80 years.
President Buhari in a commentary by means of his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Exposure, Mallam Garba Shehu on Saturday stated that at the auspicious instance of 80th birthday of Baba Mamman Daura, he joined all members of the family and pals of the veteran journalist in celebrating the milestone.
He additionally congratulated the Octogenarian for his a few years of affection and sacrifices for the country, particularly in his selected profession, journalism.
President Buhari recalled, with pride, Daura’s outstanding brilliance from adolescence on the Katsina Center Faculty and Govt School which stuck the eye of Northern Regional Govt, resulting in sponsorship for additional research in the UK within the 50’s and plenty of years to observe, noting that the information had, time beyond regulation, simplest translated into extra knowledge.
The President had a good time with the famend journalist and bibliophile, who labored with the civil carrier for some time sooner than becoming a member of the New Nigerian newspapers, the place he rose to be Editor and Managing Director, sooner than venturing to the non-public sector as entrepreneur, inspiring business expansion within the north in furnishings making, textile production, aluminium smelting and different investments.
President Buhari confident Daura that his footprint at the building of the rustic, and quintessential consideration to circle of relatives values, will at all times be remembered and liked, extolling him for the visionary function he performed within the banking sector and control of businesses, and building establishments.
The President prayed that the Almighty God will grant longer lifestyles to the elder statesman, and extra energy to stay pursuing his primary interest of serving humanity, particularly thru philanthropy.