Buhari congratulates Jonathan at 60

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President
Goodluck Jonathan as clocked 60 today, 20th November, 2017.

President Buhari in a statement in Abuja signed by his Special Adviser on
Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Sunday, said that the phenomenal
political rise of Jonathan from a riverine community to become President of
Nigeria was an indication of inclusiveness of the country’s democracy.
The statement read: “On behalf of the Federal Executive Council and all
Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on his 60th birthday, November 20th,

“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.

“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.”

Source: Vanguard

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