‘You Gave Nigeria A Place Of Pride’ – President Tinubu Prays For Jonathan at 66

President Tinubu has prayed for Jonathan at 66, hailing him for giving Nigeria a place of pride.


Naijaonpoint Nigeria reports that President Bola Tinubu has felicitated former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on his 66th birthday, for his unique statesmanship and for his distinguishing achievement as a leader.

Describing Jonathan an icon of democracy, Tinubu lauded him for giving Nigeria and Africa a pride of place in democratic lore by upending the vitiating paradigm of those who seek to hold onto power by all means.

He stated that he shares the joyous occasion with one of the former President, whose humility continues to inspire hope for good governance in the country and on the continent.


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Tinubu affirmed that Jonathan “possesses a distinguished profile on leadership, rising up the ladder as Deputy Governor, Governor, Vice-President and President, and now championing the cause of peace in Africa by bringing together and counselling leaders on harmonious co-existence for the benefit of the people they serve.”

He commended him “for committing himself to the service of humanity and to strengthening democratic institutions, exemplified by his relentless peace missions and advocacy of non-violence in the peaceful transition of power across the African continent.

“As the former President clocks 66, President Tinubu affirms that his wisdom, foresight, and patriotism will continue to set an example for leaders aspiring to make a difference in Nigeria and beyond,” read a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Ajuri gelale on Sunday.

It added that Tinubu “prays that God Almighty will continually sustain the former President and his wife, Patience, in good health and strength.”