Senate President Ahmad Lawan, House Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, governors and many other dignitaries also celebrated the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his birthday.
President Buhari extolled his virtues as a pacesetter in leadership and good governance.
The birthday will be marked in Lagos today with a Colloquium, the 13th in the series.
A statement by Presidential adviser Femi Adesina, speaking on behalf of the President, said: “President Buhari joins members, leaders and chieftains of the APC in rejoicing with National Leader of the party and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 70th birthday, March 29, 2022.
“President Buhari affirms the contributions of the party stalwart to the political, economic and social development of the country, setting a standard in leadership, governance and philanthropy.
“As the former Governor of Lagos State turns 70, the President notes and salutes his courage, resilience, selflessness and nobility in always placing the welfare and unity of the nation above self, backed with the vision of a greater Nigeria through investments in people, institutions and governments, without minding tribe or creed.