The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described former vice president Atiku Abubakar as a democrat, detribalised leader and a political icon. The APC disclosed this in a statement by its national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, which was made available to NAN by Edegbe Odemwinge, the APC assistant director of publicity, on Thursday, November 24.
Our great party, the APC celebrates with your Excellency on the occasion of your 70th birthday. “Over the years, you have proven yourself as a democrat, detribalised leader, elder statesman, successful businessman, political icon and philanthropist.
Odemwinge quoted Chief John Odigie-Oyegun as saying.
The party’s felicitation statement to Atiku comes on the heels of his 70th birthday on Friday, November 25. The APC applauded Atiku for his solid contributions to the growth of the APC and for entrenching democracy in the country.