Former President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday conveyed his greetings to President Bola Tinubu and Nigerians on the occasion of the 63rd Independence anniversary of the nation.
Buhari’s message is contained in a statement signed by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, titled “Ex-President Buhari sends anniversary wishes to Tinubu, Nigerians.’
The message read: “On the occasion of the nation’s independence anniversary, I send my warm greetings to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the people of Nigeria.
“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’m very optimistic that democracy as a system of government will continue to gain strength, year after year, in our nation.”
“Happy Anniversary,” Buhari concluded.