President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the media community, particularly ThisDay newspapers, Arise magazine and Arise TV family, in celebrating the chairman of Leaders and Company Ltd, Nduka Obaigbena, on his 60th birthday.
According to a statement by the president’s spokesman, Femi Adesina in Abuja on Saturday, Mr Buhari congratulated the media entrepreneur for his visionary and adventurous leadership style of establishing trademark communication outfits.
The president noted that the media outfits had remained outstanding in informing Nigerians about the world around them, and educating the world about Nigeria.
He also saluted Mr Obaigbena’s courage in assembling a team of brilliant journalists and administrators who started ThisDay newspapers, and the groundbreaking strides they had made.
According to him, Mr Obaigbena’s patriotism is exemplary, especially the maturity and balance his outfits have brought to traditional media at a time the social variant runs riot round the world.
Mr Buhari described Mr Obaigbena, who is the President of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria, as an “ideas man.”
The president also felicitated with his family, friends and professional colleagues and wished him longer life, good health and prosperity.