President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the pioneer head of the anti-corruption agency, EFCC Nuhu Ribadu, on his 60th birthday.
News Rain Nigeria gathered in a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, where the President congratulated the Adamawa-born retired police officer who clocked 60 on Saturday.
Buhari Celebrates Nuhu Ribadu At 60
The message read: “President Muhammadu Buhari warmly greets pioneer Executive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, on his 60th birthday, November 21, 2020, joining family and friends to celebrate the milestone, marked with years of diligence and service to the nation.
“The President felicitates with the former EFCC Chairman, who also served as Chairman of Petroleum Revenue Task Force, commending his sacrifices and dedication to the country, particularly in pursuing probity, advocating good governance and promoting democratic values.
“As the renowned public servant turns 60, President Buhari believes his determination to see Nigeria reach greater heights, through counseling and mentoring of young leaders deserves commendation while urging him to remain steadfast on a disciplined and focused life.
“The President prays that the almighty God will grant former EFCC Chairman longer life, good health, and more opportunities to serve the nation.”
Mallam Nuhu Ribadu was born on November 21, 1960. He is a former Nigerian police officer and politician who was the Chairman of the Petroleum Revenue Task Force and a former Nigerian government anti-corruption official. He was the pioneer Executive Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the government commission tasked with countering corruption and fraud. In April 2009, he became a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development.