President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his best wishes to the Chairman of the Editorial Board of The Nation Newspapers, Sam Omatseye, on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

President Buhari joined members of the Fourth Estate of Realm and the literati in celebrating one of their own who has distinguished himself in his career and gained recognition nationally and internationally for diligence, excellence and professionalism.

As an advocate of good governance, free and independent press, the President commended Omatseye for contributing his quota to advancing the role of the media as a vital part of democracy in a heterogeneous society like Nigeria.

The President according to a statement from the presidency, like many other lovers of good journalistic works, looked forward to reading more inspiring stories, ideas, perspectives and reliable information by Omatseye.

Buhari prayed God Almighty to grant the celebrant more years of good health and fruitfulness.