President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the Chairman and Publisher
of Vanguard Media Limited, Sam Amuka-Pemu, on the occasion of his 84th
President Buhari joins family of the media icon, the media industry in
Nigeria and beyond, to celebrate the award-winning journalist,
columnist, publisher and elder statesman who has stirred the conscience
of the nation for the greater part of his lifetime.
President Buhari believes that Uncle Sam’s deep understanding and
patriotic appreciation of Nigeria, his devotion, sense of duty and
leadership in the media industry, are example to all of us.
The President recognizes the octogenarian’s unrelenting contributions to
promoting professionalism in the media industry at a time when
disinformation and fake news threaten the very essence of a free and
unbiased press in a democratic society.
On behalf of all Nigerians who believe in the values the veteran
journalist has championed as a consummate professional in the Nigerian
Press, President Buhari wishes Mr Amuka-Pemu good health, happiness and
God’s continued benevolence on this special day.