Nigerians React as Buhari Celebrates 76th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday clocked 76, and Nigerians from all walks of life have taken time to mark the day.

It’s been a tough couple of months for the Nigerian leader, who has had to deal with mounting criticism of his handling of the country and rumours of a cloned body-double.

But he told a gathering of Nigerians in Poland last month that he was the president they elected in 2015 and he would be alive to celebrate his 76th birthday.

To mark the day, former Military ruler Ibrahim Babangida and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan paid tribute to Buuhari as he turned 76, while the presidency ceased the opportunity to reel out the gains of his administration after three and a half years.

With the polity on a knife edge ahead of next year’s polls, other Nigerians have joined in felicitating with the president and expressing their wishes for a better country.

Here are some of the wishes on Twitter…


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