Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a great leader who believes in the unity of Nigeria while in office and since he handed over power in 2015.
Lawan stated this in a statement issued on Saturday by his media aide, Ola Awoniyi, to mark his 64th birthday.
The statement is titled, “Senate President felicitates former President Goodluck Jonathan @64.”
Lawan said, “Since leaving office in Nigeria, President Jonathan has put his high standing, experience and energy to working for peace, democracy and development in Africa.
“The former President has demonstrated how a great leader can continue to play significant role even out of office.
“President Jonathan believes in the Nigerian project and has amply demonstrated this by promoting unity and peaceful coexistence in Nigeria.
“His acts of statesmanship have been recognised even outside Nigeria and has made him a good example of leadership in Africa.”