President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday congratulated Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan on the celebration of his 64th birthday on 17th of November, 2021.
This was contained statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled, ‘President Buhari hails Dr Goodluck Jonathan at 64’.
In his congratulatory message, Buhari, on behalf of Nigerians sends greetings to Jonathan and his family, praying that the Almighty God will continue to sustain them in good health and all-round wellbeing.
He also commended his efforts and service to the country, and for working towards the peace and advancement of democracy on the African continent.
According to statement, the President further affirmed that Jonathan continues to expand the boundaries of leadership, teaching many in the country the power of focus, consistency and diligence.
Buhari also noted that the former President’s profile should remind those in position and all aspiring leaders that serving the country and humanity requires sacrifice, and ultimately placing the interest of others above personal gains.
This encapsulates his service as the Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice President, President, African Union Envoy and now, Chairman of the International Summit Council for Peace Africa; an association of incumbent and former heads of state and their deputies, established in 2019 by the Universal Peace Federation, an organization in general consultative status with the United Nations.