President Muhammodu Buhari has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to celebrate his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan who will turn 60 tomorrow.
In a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Mr Femi Adesina praises the celebrant feats of rising from his humble beginning to the topmost post in Nigeria.
The former president who rose from deputy governor of Bayelsa state to become the first citizen in the country ruled for six years as president.
“President Buhari joins members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), professional colleagues, associates of Dr Jonathan, and his family in celebrating the unique history of the Nigerian leader, who within a short period rose from being a Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President to becoming Nigeria’s President for six years”, Adesina wrote..
“President Buhari believes Dr Jonathan’s foray into politics and ascendency to the highest political office in Nigeria from a humble riverine background testifies to the greatness and inclusiveness of Nigeria’s democracy, and serves as an invitation to all those with interest to add value to the nation.”
“President Buhari prays that the almighty God will bless Dr Jonathan with good health, wisdom and strength to continue serving the country.”