“You’ve brought honour, goodwill to Nigeria” – Buhari hails Jonathan at 63
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan at 63.
The President’s greeting was conveyed in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
Buhari said that Jonathan at 63 has lived life of service that had brought honour and goodwill to Nigeria.
He particularly appreciated Jonathan’s efforts at returning Mali, which is going through political turmoil, to the part of peace.
The president prayed to for His protection over his predecessor.
“On behalf of the Federal Government and Nigerians in general, President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 63rd birthday, November 20, 2020, congratulating him for a life of service that has brought honour and goodwill to the country.
“The President notes, with appreciation, the peculiar and remarkable climb of the former president on Nigeria’s political ladder, and dedication that has kept him working most recently as ECOWAS envoy to bring peace to the Republic of Mali.
“As the former Nigerian President turns 63, President Buhari prays that the Almighty God will grant Dr Jonathan longer life, good health and more wisdom to keep serving the nation and humanity,” the statement read.