President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele, as he turns 60 on August 4.
The President, in a congratulatory letter released by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, on Tuesday, appreciated the economist and banker for his patriotic service to the country at a time of stiff economic challenges.
He said: “It gives me great pleasure to rejoice with you on the occasion of your Diamond Jubilee. Kindly accept the felicitations of myself, family and Nigerians at this auspicious milestone.
“As Governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, you have rendered selfless service to your country at a most challenging period of our economic development and I salute your commitment, passion and doggedness.
“As you continue to build on these achievements, it is my hope that your efforts translate to more positive results on the nation’s economy for improved living standards we envisage for our people.”
Mr Buhari prayed that Mr Emefiele’s efforts would yield positive dividends for the generality of Nigerians to reap from.
He also wished the CBN governor good health and greater service to fatherland.
“While using this medium to pray Almighty God to bless you with many more years in good health and service to your fatherland, please accept my best wishes and personal regards”, he said.