Abel Abel

Obama, Wife Say Nigeria Will Be Better If We Work Together

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama smile during a Hanukkah reception at the White House in Washington December 8, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)

President Barrack Obama of the United States of America, USA has said that if all hands are on deck and Nigerians work together in unison, Nigeria as a country and other nations would be better tomorrow.

President Obama disclosed this in a letter he wrote to former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur who recently marked his 80th birthday.

President Barrack Obama hailed the Elder Statesman, Ambassador Tukur for his commitment to the improvement of the standard of living of Nigerians in particular and Africans at-large.

In the congratulatory letter which he personally signed with his wife, Michelle, they thanked the former PDP National Chairman for joining hands with his fellow compatriots to make the world a better place to live in for generations.

President Obama said, “your generation has witnessed what our Nations can achieve when we join together in pursuit of a brighter tomorrow.

“We trust you take pride in all you have accomplished and in the ways you have touched the lives of those around you”.

He also wished Dr. Bamanga Tukur many more years filled with joy and happiness.

Tukur who recently joined the league of Octogenarians by turning 80years of age, is currently the President of NEPAD Group, World-Wide, African Business Roundtable (ABR) and other World Acclaimed Business Conglomerates, Former Chairman Nigerian Railway Corporation and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

It would be recalled that Bamanga Tukur is the only African that has been so honoured to address the United Nations as a Non-Head of State.