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Buhari, Folashade felicitate with Daisy Danjuma on 70th birthday

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma, wife of former Chief of Army Staff, businessman and philanthropist, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, as she turns 70 today (August 6) praising her commitment to a better living standard for the less privileged.


Similarly, a prominent businesswoman Chief (Princess) Comfort Folashade Omotade Odumosu has congratulated Mrs. Danjuma who represented Edo South senatorial district at the Nigerian Senate from 2003 to 2007 for attaining the milestone age of three scores and ten.


In a congratulatory letter to the celebrant personally signed by him, the President said: “On behalf of myself and my family, I wish to felicitate with you as you attain the auspicious age of 70.


“Distinguished Senator, I join your family members, friends and political associates in celebrating the auspicious moment with you, heralded by many years of service to the nation and humanity.


“As an accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist, I am particularly pleased by the commitment you have shown to the plight of the disadvantaged in the society especially women and children.


“I also note that your passion for this cause was further reinforced during your period in the National Assembly between 2003 and 2007 where you served as the Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women Affairs and Youth Development, Member, Senate Committees on Health, Education, Finance and Land, as well as Member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) and Chairperson, Women and Child Right Committee of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS Parliament).


“You have not relented on this and I salute your courage and steadfastness. As you celebrate this milestone, my prayer is that almighty God will grant you longer life, good health and more wisdom to serve humanity and the country,” according to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity)


In her congratulatory message Chief (Princess) Comfort Folashade Omotade Odumosu said “On behalf of myself and my entire family, I heartily congratulate you for attaining this milestone age of three scores and ten today Saturday August 6, 2022.


“Reaching 70 and looking pretty as you do my Distinguished Senator is truly inspirational and we thank God for His blessings and protection over you, your darling husband, Lt. Gen.  Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma

(retd) who has been a pillar of strength.


“As you celebrate your birthday, know that no matter how old you get, I’ll always be a friend and younger sister you can count on. Best wishes on this special day! You have made a difference in this world and helped many people.


“Cheers to this wonderful and virtuous woman who is my closest friend. I pray the good Lord will continue to sustain you and bless your endeavours amen”.



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