By Omololu Ali and Peter Jatau. (YOLA, ADAMAWA)
It was a session of celebration in Yola, Adamawa state as the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar hosted guest from far and wide.
The celebrations this weekend included the 72nd Birthday of Atiku, The giving out of one of his daughters in marriage , The 10th Year anniversary of Gotel TV/Radio and the Founders Day celebration of American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Turakin Adamawa, used the occasion of the birthday celebration to remember and condole with the families of the military personnel recently killed by Book Haram in Metele, Borno state.
Atiku in his Tweeter handle said ” Today is one I will never forget in a hurry; my official turbaning as the 7th Waziri of the Adamawa Emirate Council & my birthday all rolled into one. I’m humbled by the support from far and near. May Allah bless you all for making it a truly special day for me and my family. -AA https://t.co/hrlmvCXAjf ”
” I’m also grateful to my former boss, President Olusegun Obasanjo, who not only came but made a very moving speech to honour me. https://t.co/oKlIqPGBC1 ”
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