FELICITATIONS ON YOUR 60TH BIRTHDAY
I write to felicitate with you and congratulate you on your sixtieth birthday.
When I look back with nostalgia over half a century ago as we grew up in this our tranquil, blessed and peaceful village of Minna under the guidance and watchful eyes of our loving parents of blessed memory, a lot of water has passed under the bridge.
Allah (SWT) has been most kind to us. I join you in thanking him for all he has done for you. He has blessed you with a loving and caring wife, Maryam our First Lady, and four lovely well brought up children, Ai, Moba, Aminu and Halima. He crowned it up by bestowing the mantle of leadership of our great country on you at a significant period of Nigeria’s development.
You have certainly made your mark and contribution to our Nation.
As you live what remains of your life, may Allah (SWT) give you continued good health, the will and the strength to keep up with the good work you are doing for our community and the Nation.
On behalf of Fati, the children and I, accept our hearty congratulations.
Also extend our love to your family who have stood by you through thick and thin.
General (Dr.) AA Abubakar GCFR, CSG16