PDP Celebrates General Gusau On 80th Birthday

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has celebrated, elder statesman, former Minister of Defence, former National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Aliyu Mohammed Gusau (rtd) as he marks his 80th birthday today.

The PDP said Gusau is a remarkably patriotic leader, courageous Military Officer and committed democrat, “who played key roles, alongside other leaders in restoring democratic governance in 1999 and remains steadfast towards the unity, stability and development of our nation.”

This was contained in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

The statement read in part, “Through his career in the Military, National Security and Public Service, including as the Commander of the Nigerian Defence Academy, Chief of Army Staff, Minister of Defence and National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen. Gusau distinguished himself as a patriot who puts the interest and wellbeing of the nation above every other consideration.

“Despite his towering attainments, Gen. Gusau remains a humble, accessible, very committed democrat and partyman who continues in his relentless contributions towards the deepening of democracy in Nigeria in line with the manifesto of the PDP and the visions of our founding fathers.

“The PDP family congratulates Gen. Gusau on this special day and prays to God to grant him many more years in good health, happiness and service to our dear fatherland.”

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