President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with a former Minister of Industry, Chief (Mrs.) Nike Akande, on the occasion of her 70th birthday.
In a congratulatory letter signed by his special adviser on media and publicity, Reuben Abati, and addressed to Mrs. Akande, President Jonathan commended her remarkable achievements, which he said emanated from her unwavering commitment to professional excellence and the highest ideals.
The letter read, “As you celebrate your 70th birthday anniversary on Saturday, November 1, 2014, it is with a profound sense of joy that I, on behalf of the government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, felicitate with you and your family.
“Your noteworthy accomplishments have spanned the worlds of business, finance and administration up to the level of the membership of the highest decision making body of our nation, the Federal Executive Council”.
The president also commended the ex-minister for her worthy legacies which he said had become sources of inspiration to many people.