President Muhammadu Buhari turned 77 on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, remaining Nigeria’s oldest civilian leader in power. Born in 1942, he took over office first as a Major-General, and became Nigeria’s head of state in 1983, under the Supreme Military Council at age 41.
He ventured into full politics and after three attempts; he became Nigeria’s fourth democratically elected President in 2015 since the fourth republic in 1999 and won re-election in 2019.
Happy Birthday MY incorruptible GMB – Aisha Buhari
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, took to her twitter to celebrate her husband, describing him as “MY incorruptible GMB”.
“Happy Birthday to MY incorruptible GMB; I wish you Allah’s Guidance Protection and Good Health to continue steering the affairs of our dear nation. Long Live GMB Long Live Federal Republic of Nigeria!”