President Muhammadu Buhari and many others have eulogised the unique qualities of the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, as he turned 55 years of age, on Wednesday.
The President, in a goodwill message he dispatched to celebrate the former governor of Rivers State, observed Hon. Amaechi’s services to the government and his loyalty to the party, recalling the sacrifices he made in 2015 and 2019 to ensure victory for the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential polls.
According to a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Buhari assured the Minister that Nigerians of generations would continue to remember his contributions to the development of the country, urging him to stay focused on the larger picture.
“President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm felicitations to Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, on his 55th birthday, commending his resulted-oriented leadership style, which positively reflects on people and projects he has supervised over the years.
“The President joins the All Progressives Congress (APC), family and political associates of the former Governor of Rivers State in celebrating the milestone, while congratulating him for a meteoric political rise, underlined by his forthrightness, diligence and deep sense of loyalty and patriotism.
“As the Minister of Transportation turns 55, President Buhari believes his investments in the development of Rivers State, and current efforts in building infrastructure across the country will always be remembered by posterity, urging him to stay focused on the larger picture of working to improve lives.
“The President also extols Amaechi for his willingness to make sacrifices and support the governing party, APC, recalling, with appreciation, the major role he played in the 2015 and 2019 Presidential Elections, and his continuous contributions to promote peace and unity of purpose.
“President Buhari prays that the almighty God will position the Director-General of his Presidential Campaigns for greater glory, and grant him more opportunities to serve the country and humanity,” the statement said.