President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, sent a congratulatory message to the Chairman, Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Newspapers, Lady Maiden Ibru, as she turned 70.
The president congratulated the society matriarch for a life of giving and coaching, which has attracted recognition and awards at home and abroad.
Buhari also commended Ibru for the strong leadership she has exhibited at the premier newspaper and other companies founded by her late husband, Dr Alex Ibru.
“Lady Maiden Ibru’s outstanding contribution to improving the lives of many, especially the girl-child and underprivileged families, deserves spotlighting and commendation.
“By investing in education of others and encouraging many to return to school, she has touched generations,” Buhari said in a statement through Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
The president also prayed that the Almighty God would grant Lady Ibru more years of good health, strength and wisdom in her future endeavours.