Today the world celebrates Barrack Obama the former US president as he turns 57 and as he marks the first Barack Obama Day.
The legislature in Obama’s former home state of Illinois passed a law last year to designate each Aug. 4 as a commemorative holiday to celebrate the 44th president,
Obama’s political career began in the Land of Lincoln,The law, signed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, takes effect this year.
Democrats had hoped to make Obama’s birthday a full legal holiday that gives state workers and others a day off with pay, but Republicans balked at the cost. The holiday is commemorative, meaning that it honors Obama without closing government offices.
He’ll end it by marking the first Barack Obama Day on Saturday as he turns 57.Despite being 57 Obama is still looking young and handsome.
He is celebrated worldwide for and especially in Kenya for being the first US President with Kenyan roots.People from all walks of life took to twitter to celebrate him on this big day,here are their sweet birthday messages