President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated the Chairman of the Editorial Board of The Nation newspaper, Sam Omatseye, on the occasion of his 60th birthday.
In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President noted that Omatseye has distinguished himself in his career and gained recognition nationally and internationally for diligence, excellence and professionalism.
The statement said: “As an advocate of good governance, free and independent press, the president commends Omatseye for contributing his quota to advancing the role of the media as a vital part of democracy in a heterogeneous society like Nigeria.
“The president, like many other lovers of good journalistic works, looks forward to reading more inspiring stories, ideas, perspectives and reliable information by Omatseye.”
President Buhari prayed that God would grant Omatseye more years in good health and fruitfulness.