Your life’s an inspiration to every young Nigerian, Buhari greets GEJ at 61


 
Published on : Nov 19, 2018 11:11:29 | Posted by : Anayo Moses
 
 


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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan as he turns 61 on Tuesday, November 20.

The President, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Monday, joined Nigerians in sending warm greetings to the former president.

According to the President, the life journey of the former president remains an inspiration to every young Nigerian of the possibilities that await anyone willing to learn, work hard and participate in making the country great.

President Buhari also congratulated the former president on the publishing of his memoir, My Transition Hours, which would be launched as part of the ceremonies marking his birthday.

Buhari, therefore, encouraged Nigerians to follow same example of sharing their experience in writing.

Read:Why I hold Goodluck Jonathan in high esteem – President Buhari


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The President prayed that the almighty God would strengthen the ex-president, grant him longer life and bless his family.

NAN reports that Jonathan will be launching his new book on Tuesday.

The event will feature dignitaries from across Africa, with President Buhari as special guest of honour.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the chairman of the event, with guests of honour to include former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama and ex-military ruler Ibrahim Babangida.

Presidents Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire, Faure Gnassingbe of Togo, Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and Adama Barrow of Gambia are also expected as special guests.

 

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