Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Buhari Phones President Tinubu

Former President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to the President Bola Tinubu-led administration.

According to a statement on Friday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the former president made the commitment in a telephone conversation he had with Tinubu.

He was said to have called the President on the telephone to congratulate him on his 72nd birthday as a follow-up on his earlier public statement on the birthday.

The statement partly read, “Former President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, followed up his public statement with a phone call to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in which he personally passed on his best wishes for a happy 72nd birthday to the President.

“In the course of the conversation, the former President said he was fully committed to the success of the APC administration under President Tinubu.

“In this regard, President Buhari prayed profusely for Tinubu’s success, saying that praying for a leader is imperative as his success and well-being are for the nation (everyone), adding that the accomplishments of the new administration must be seen as national achievements.”.