Former president Goodluck Jonathan has hailed former military president, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida,IBB, on his 78th birthday.
Jonathan at the weekend, said the former military president contributed immensely to the physical and economic development of the country.
A statement by his spokesman, Ikechukwu Eze, described IBB as courageous.
It read: “I am delighted to join your family and other well-wishers to celebrate with you on the occasion of your 78th birthday.
“You are a courageous leader who has committed his time and strength to defending the honour and glory of Nigeria.
“As a military president, you contributed immensely to the physical and economic development of our nation.
“As you celebrate, I pray that God Almighty will keep you in perfect peace and bless you with divine health,” he said.
The former president prayed God to grant Babangida more glorious years on earth.