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President Muhammadu Buhari has prayed for longer life in good health and strength for the Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare.

Recall that Pastor Bakare was a running mate to President Buhari under the now-defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the 2011 election.

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Concise News understands that Bakare will on Monday, November 11, 2019, mark his 65th birthday.

In a statement on Sunday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, president Buhari congratulated Bakare on his 65th birthday.

He said: “I rejoice with you as you gracefully clock 65 years of age in good health. I am glad that you have remained faithful and true to your callings particularly as a pastor and preacher, contributing to pointing people to God’s kingdom, teaching them on how to get there, and live acceptable lives before God.

“We have shared ideas on how to engender a better country, and formed a tag team for political power. May the ideas germinate fully, proliferate and give us the country of our dreams.

“As you turn 65, I pray that your indomitable spirit will continue to point Nigeria to all that is noble and just. I wish you longer life in good health and strength.”