“You have always stood by this administration” – Buhari celebrates Itse Sagay at 80
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay on becoming an octogenarian.
This was conveyed in a statement signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Saturday.
According to the statement, President Buhari hailed the foremost law teacher for always standing by his administration.
The statement read:
President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with foremost scholar, teacher, legal luminary, author, and anti-corruption crusader, Professor Itsejuwa Sagay, as he turns 80 December 20, 2020.
The President rejoices with the Sagay family, the academia, legal profession, and all friends and associates of the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, saying his integrity and commitment to transparency mark him out as a Nigerian of sterling character.
“You have always stood by this administration, particularly in our avowed commitment to fighting corruption, and this you do without fear or favour,” President Buhari says.
He wishes the author of many books, including the epochal ‘The Nigerian Law of Contract’ good health, longer life, and further contributions to jurisprudence, even as he serves God and humanity.
Professor Sagay, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on basis of his academic works, was a high flyer, recording best academic performances in the university and bar examinations, which President Buhari urges the younger generation to emulate, and set as standards for themselves.