On Tuesday President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), as he turns 60 on Wednesday.
Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, appreciated Emefiele for his service to Nigeria at a time of stiff economic challenge.
The President also prayed that his efforts would yield positive dividends for the generality of Nigerians to reap from.
Buhari wished Emefiele good health and greater service to the fatherland.
The President, in a letter to Emefiele, said: “It gives me great pleasure to rejoice with you on the occasion of your Diamond Jubilee. Kindly accept the felicitations of myself, family and Nigerians at this auspicious milestone.
“As Governor of Nigeria’s Apex Bank, you have rendered selfless service to your country at a most challenging period of our economic development, and I salute your commitment, passion and doggedness. As you continue to build on these achievements, it is my hope that your efforts translate to more positive results on the nation’s economy for improved living standards we envisage for our people.
“While using this medium to pray to Almighty God to bless you with many more years in good health and service to your fatherland, please accept my best wishes and personal regards.”