President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the academia, statesmen and political leaders, in celebrating Professor Jibril Aminu, who turns 80 on August 25.
President Buhari rejoices with the elder statesman, who has a pedigree of excellence, stewardship and dedication to the growth of the nation and humanity.
The President felicitates with the medical doctor, consultant and scholar for scoring many firsts in his chosen career, and promoting a culture of multi-disciplinary impact through commitment and focus, serving the nation variously as a minister, diplomat, administrator and senator.
President Buhari affirms that Professor Aminu’s exceptionalism stems from his forthrightness, strong sense of fairness, love for learning and unwavering support for issues that affect the livelihood of the ordinary people, highlighting his many counsels to leaders and interventions as a lawmaker from 2003 to 2011.
The President applauds the former Vice Chancellor’s versatility and contributions to national development, serving the country as a Minister of Education and Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
He said he believes that the scholar played a significant role in representing and projecting Nigeria at the global stage, which generations would remember.