Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode paid tribute to the former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, when he totaled 79 years today.
Fani-Kayode, in a tweet via his official Twitter account on Monday, described General Babangida as the most compassionate and benevolent leader and president Nigeria has ever had.
He also prayed that God would grant Gen Babangida many more years.
He tweeted: “Happy birthday to General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, the great IBB! May the Lord guide you and be with you sir and grant you many more years.
“You remain an institution in our politics and our history and you are one of the most compassionate, humane and generous leaders and presidents Nigeria has ever had.
“You are loved by many across the land, and your great and noble legacy will endure from generation to generation. Have a nice day, sir.