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Buhari Greets Tinubu, Nigerians on 63rd Independence

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Former president, Muhammadu Buhari, has conveyed his greetings to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Nigerians on the country’s 63rd independence anniversary.

His greetings are contained in a statement released by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, on Saturday.

“On the occasion of the nation’s independence anniversary, I send my warm greetings to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the people of Nigeria,” the statement read.

“For 63 years, Nigeria continues to inspire the rest of the continent with the creativity and diversity of its citizens and now, a long span of democratic rule.

“I am very optimistic that democracy as a system of government will continue to gain strength, year after year in our nation.”

Buhari handed over power to Tinubu on 29 May, after eight years as Nigeria’s president.


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