Obasanjo is Nigeria’s most accomplished statesman, says Ortom


Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has sent congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday, describing him, as an accomplished leader and an epitome of greatness.
In a statement, Ortom thanked the former President “for continually making strong impacts and interventions in numerous political issues in Nigeria and internationally.
This according to him has no doubt built confidence among fellow countrymen and nations.
He said Obasanjo’s accomplishments as Nigeria’s President on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) are legendary.
According to him, the Obasanjo Presidency (from 1999 to 2007), stabilised Nigeria’s democracy, depoliticised the military, restored Nigeria’s global reputation and leadership.
“You also reformed the banking sector, cleared off our debts, revolutionised the telecommunication industry just as you successfully privatised moribund public enterprises and institutionalised the fight against corruption. To keep the country in peace, you safeguarded the lives and properties of this great African nation. Above all, you strengthened the bond of Nigeria’s unity”, the governor said in his good will statement to Obasanjo.
He maintained that to date, Obasanjo has remained Nigeria’s most accomplished statesman “who has verified track records of achievements both nationally and internationally.”


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