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Your life an inspiration to Nigerians – Buhari tells Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari, in his birthday message to the immediate past president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan as he turns 61, mentioned that the elder statesman’s life is an inspiration to Nigerians.

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Your life an inspiration to Nigerians – Buhari tells Jonathan


According to Buhari, the life journey of his predecessor “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.”

In the goodwill message, according to Daily Post, the President congratulated Jonathan on the publishing of his memoir: My Transition Hours, which will be launched as part of ceremonies marking his birthday, encouraging Nigerians to follow same example of sharing their experiences in writing.

President Buhari also prayed that the almighty God will strengthen Jonathan, grant him longer life and bless his family.

104 Comments

  1. Wandeful! See politics here. So it’s now that you know that the past president has lived a exemplary life. May God bless The pass president and his family for leaving a good legacy behind.

  2. These politicians are funny. One day they are praising each other to the high heavens the next, they are trying to tear each other down. Happy birthday Goodluck Jonathan and thank you for being good to us.

  3. Ex president Good luck Jonathan is a good man during his regime as president of Nigeria so that’s why buhari is praising him

  4. That true sir . our former President was an inspiration to a lot of people. am happy you guys are okay with each other.

  5. That just the true, Jonathan tenure was the best I can see as a growing youth then, and he serve as an inspiration. More of lives to him

  6. Yeso, God give ex-president Jonathan long life and bless his family too. Happy birthday to my very own president I will brag to have everyday. Happy 61st birthday Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Good health I pray.

  7. To me none of this political leaders are certified enough to be called GOOD,cause all of them are one selfish and power driving individual.

  8. That’s a nice birthday wish and praise message and heart touching too, happy birthday our formal president, Dr Goodlucl Jonathan

  9. Well if buhari can say that about another person like Jonathan it is good but can that be said about him,he should think about that

  10. His life is indeed an inspiration.he is one of the best presidents nigerians ever had .He is not just learned he is an intelligent man .congratulations on his new memoirs- transition of my hours

  11. Truly he is an inspiration to most Nigerians, nice words from mr president and Happy birthday to good luck Jonathan

  12. GEJ Is a good man, good leader with a golden heart he did what nobody would have even thought of doing rather shed the blood of innocent Nigerians he had to step down showing that even politics is not worth shedding our lives for. happy birthday hero

  13. Yes! He’s a political icon, an ambassador of peace and an inspiration to all Nigerians. Happy Birthday sir

  14. No bad blood . We should preach love . Not just because of your current state but because of the coming generations . Despite the difference in political parties , PMB still praised Goodluck . Thanks love for the nation

  15. Confirmed!!!!!!! Former president Goodluck Jonathan is a role model to many people all over the world, his lifestyle is worth emulating. He is a very peaceful man and a great leader, he loves the people he is ruling and he feels the pains of others. Thank God president Muhammed Buhari confessed to it. May God continue to bless Goodluck Jonathan in Jesus name Amen

  16. Former President Goodluck Jonathan has always been an inspiration especially what he did during the election by avoiding war. That is what the present President can never do. Upon how hard this country is he is still coming out for President. Even at his age.

  17. It’s good to read of PMB acknowledging his predecessor in the person of Goodluck Jonathan. Another election compaige stunt

  18. Amen oo Jonathan is the number president that gave Nigeria hope of change during his reign his is really a true inspiration to Nigeria as a whole not just Youth. More years to him.

  19. That is the attribute of a good president and a good brother. You congratulate your fellow when he is celebrating something special.

  20. Wow! that is good of our president, commending his predecessor. I congratulate you. To our past president Goodluck Jonathan Happy 61st birthday. May The Lord keep you and may you age gracefully.

  21. Oh you know?
    For sake of peace Jonathan left the seat for you,
    But now the economy of the country have changed since you enterd there.

    Well since both of you are now happy I think I should say Weldon!.

  22. He congratulates Good luck foebhis inspirational life but fails to realize that he hasn’t won any for himself yet.

  23. These politicians are funny. One day they are praising each other to the high heavens the next, they are trying to tear each other down. Happy birthday Goodluck Jonathan and thank you for being good to us.

  24. No need to be beefing each other,President buhari behaved naturedly, at the end of the day,they are Nigerian,before been presidents and both of them want the good of the country

  25. Ha, politicians, dirty people playing the game, what do we call this now? Anyway my prayer is come 2019 should bring us good governance.

  26. Buhari is so funny, that he’s an inspiration for youths. What about you buhari, what has the youth gotten from you

  27. Jonathan is a very peaceful man, happy birthday to him as he turns 61, may he live long to celebrate more of it in life

  28. Why not his life is indeed an inspiration to Nigeria, what about your own life it’s a course and torment to this country buhari we dislike you and in the year 2019 we will not vote for you.

  29. In fact Pmb is a true leader who lead by example, at least no critism about Jonathan government, still show concern about the former president

  30. Comment*Buhari really said this, wow! congrats to our. former president for the write up,I wish to read it when it is out,and happy birthday to you great man

  31. I need to see a video of when he said it, because I still can’t believe Buhari opened his mouth and said so,,,,, politics chai,,, anyways Jonathan u are really a hero and also am inspiration

  32. Good one from you Mr President his life is indeed an inspiration. I hope Mr President u will accept defeat if u were to be defeated just like Jonathan

  33. Blast Day ahead, One day they are praising each other to the high heavens the next, they are trying to tear each other down. Happy birthday Goodluck Jonathan and thank you for being good to us.

  34. politicial will say a lot of things about each other but that doesn’t stop them in wishing there self well.

  35. His life is a great inspiration I tell you, good that Mr President went to wish him well, good gesture!

  36. Never….Neither Buhari nor jonathan life will be am inspiration to me…..how can a failure advice a failure…..surely the ourcome will be worse

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