By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – President Muhamadu Buhari has eulogised the former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan as he marks his 60th birthday tomorrow, Monday 20th, 2017.
Buhari informed that 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.
He disclosed this on Sunday in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Femi Adriana made available to Sundiata Post.
President Buhari noted that Jonathan has a unique history as the only Nigerian leader, who, within a short period rose from being a Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President to becoming Nigeria’s President for six years.
He therefore prayed God to bless Jonathan with good health, wisdom and strength to continue serving the country.
Also, the All Progressives Congress (APC), has felicitated with the former President Jonathan, describing him as an epitome of patriotism and humility.
The party made this known to newsmen on Sunday through a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi.
Abdullahi therefore, used the occasion to commend the exemplary conduct of Dr. Jonathan before and after the 2015 presidential election, which demonstrated his patriotism and love for Nigeria.
He urged Dr. Jonathan to remain steadfast to the positive ideals he stands for and continue to support the development of the country.
Abdullahi therefore wished Dr. Jonathan many more happy, healthy and rewarding years of service to the nation.