By Omololu Ogunmade
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday rejoiced with former President Goodluck Jonathan on the occasion of his 63rd birthday anniversary tomorrow (Friday), saying his life of service has brought honour and goodwill to the country.
The president’s spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Buhari expressed appreciation to the former president for his dedication to service following his astronomical rise to the highest level of service and eventual emergence as ECOWAS envoy in recent times.
The president prayed God to grant Jonathan long life, wsdom and good health so that he can continue to serve humanity.
The statement read: “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.”