‘We celebrate the life of brother Lula, former president of Brazil, who turns 76 today. We salute his historic struggle for the welfare of his people. Congratulations brother Lula and many more years of triumphs,’ Arce posted on his Twitter account.
Born on October 27, 1945 in Brazil, Lula da Silva was a metalworker and trade unionist, and is a renowned Latin American politician, founding member and honorary president of the Workers’ Party.
He was president of his country from January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2010.