President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Sen. Daisy Danjuma, wife of former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, as she turns 70 on Aug. 6, 2022.

Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s media aide in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the president praised her commitment to a better living standard for the less privileged.

The president, in a congratulatory letter to the celebrant personally signed by him, 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.’’

Danjuma was also 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).

The president saluted Danjuma for her 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,” the president said.

(NAN)