Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari's 76th birthday celebration in pictures

President Buhari asks Nigerians for more time and prayers to fix the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari during a special parade organised for his birthday celebration.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, December 17, 2018, clocked 76 and a parade performance and rendition of birthday songs were used to commemorate the day.

The birthday activities were the first elaborate ceremonies since he took over power three years ago.

During the mini celebration, the president urged Nigerians for more time and prayers to fix the country with just 60 days to the 2019 presidential poll.

Here are pictures highlighting the birthday activities in Abuja, the nation's capital

The 203-member Guards Brigade held a special parade to honour him.

The event took place at the Fore Court of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the nation's capital.

According to Femi Adesina, Buhari's media aide, the Special Birthday Parade by Guards Brigade was a surprise one for the president by his aides.

President Muhammadu Buhari took over the reign of government at the age of 73 years in 2015.

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