Gen. TY @84: Taraba Rep member salutes, describes him as living legend
By Sani SULAIMAN, Taraba
A member representing Wukari/Ibi federal constituency, at the House of Representatives, Hon. Danjuma Shiddi on Thursday described Gen. Theophilus Danjuma as a living legend and a patriotic Nigerian.
A statement issued in Jalingo, the Taraba State capital and signed by the lawmaker, congratulated the elder Statesman on his 84th birthday anniversary.
Shiddi also described Gen. TY Danjuma as one of Nigeria’s finest soldiers, who fought well to keep the nation as one and united.
“Our respected elder statesman, Gen. TY Danjuma a philanthropist who has stood firm in ensuring the unity, peace, and development of Nigeria.
“Throughout his military career, the elder statesman demonstrated professionalism, gallantry, and patriotism in defending Nigeria’s territorial integrity.
According to the lawmaker, “millions of people around the world have benefited from his philanthropic gestures, and thousands of others have benefited from his business mentoring initiatives and scholarships,” the statement read.
While congratulating the Abonta of the famous Kwararrafa Empire, Shiddi commended the (rtd) Gen. Danjuma for his unwavering faith in Nigeria and his consistency in offering wise counsel at various levels of governance in the country.
He urged the elder Statesman to continue his support to individuals, organizations, and institutions in Nigeria towards building a united, prosperous and peaceful nation.
Hon. Danjuma Shiddi, however, wished the former Defence Minister more years of good health and God’s protection for Nigerian leaders to continue to draw inspiration and good counsel from his wealth of experience especially in the areas of security and human development to address the nation’s challenges.