President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with former Defence Minister, General Theophilus Danjuma on his conferment with the traditional title of Jarmai Zazzau by the Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, the President commended the immense contributions of General Danjuma to the development of the nation.
“The President believes that General Danjuma’s splendid career in the Armed Forces and public service of the Federation, as well as his colossal philanthropy and generosity to communities in all geo-political zones of the country have ensured that he will be continually honoured and celebrated by an appreciative nation” Abati said.
In addition, Mr. Jonathan hailed the Emir for honouring the philanthropist whose outstanding personal contributions to the progress of institutions and communities in Nigeria he said, “Include the recent donation of over N2 Billion to the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria for the construction of a new library, lecture hall, auditorium and administrative block.”
The President therefore prayed God Almighty to continue to “bless General Danjuma with good health and grant him many more years of great service to his beloved fatherland.”