President Muhammadu Buhari has sent congratulatory messages out to renowned business woman and retired teacher, Alhaja Sadiat Erogbogbo, as she celebrated her 90th birthday anniversary.
The President commended the nonagenarian, who is also known as ‘Kind Teacher’ and mother to All Progressives Congress, APC chieftain, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, for her services to various generations of Nigerians, whose lives she positively touched through her teaching practice over the years.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, President Buhari prayed for a sound mind and a good health for her as she crossed the line into her nineties.
“President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with Alhaja Sadiat Abeke Erogbogbo, a retired teacher and businesswoman who turns 90 June 7, 2020.
“He felicitates with the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of the woman, who was known as ‘Kind Teacher’ in the early part of her professional life.
“A well-rounded Nigerian, Mama Erogbogbo was born in Kano in 1930, schooled in Lagos, and later taught in Kano, Lagos and Jos, where she impacted positively on the lives of students who passed through her tutelage, hence the sobriquet, ‘Kind Teacher.’
“President Buhari salutes Mama Erogbogbo, who is mother to Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, and wishes her sound mind and good health, even as she is celebrated at 90 by all those whose lives she had touched positively.
“A devout member of Ansar Ud Deen Ladies Society, the President commends the piousness of Mama Erogbogbo to the younger generation,” the statement said.