BAUCHI, Nigeria – The State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has felicitated with former President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on the occasion of his 63rd birthday anniversary.
A statement made available by the SSA, Media, to Governor Mohammed, Muktar Gidado on Friday in Bauchi indicated that the governor said the simplicity, humility, selflessness and commitment of the former Nigerian leader are uncommon traits among Nigeria’s political elite.
Governor Mohammed acknowledged Jonathan’s lifetime achievements, successes and invaluable contributions to the socio-economic and political advancement of the country.
“On behalf of my family, the government and good people of Bauchi State, I convey my warm felicitations to Your Excellency, the former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Celebrating a statesman @63,” the governor, who served as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) under Jonathan’s presidency, stated.
Governor Mohammed then prayed that Almighty God grants the former President more purposeful years, continued good health and renewed strength and wisdom in the service of the nation.
The governor reaffirmed his loyalty and support to his boss in appreciation of the support and opportunity offered to him.