President Muhammadu Buhari has celebrated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he marks his 64th birthday anniversary.

He described him as a reliable and dedicated deputy who is not only admirably competent, but also exudes confidence and passion in the performance of his job.

In a congratulatory message, yesterday evening by his media assistant, Malam Garba Shehu, the president said: “I’m proud to have selected Osinbajo as my running mate and he has given a good account of himself since our journey began in 2015.”

According to the president, “The vice president is a cool-headed gentleman who puts the interest of Nigeria above other narrow considerations.”

Buhari noted that Osinbajo is an incredibly patient politician who demonstrates remarkable intellectual and mental energy in the discharge of his duties.