Peter Obi the Presidential candidate of Labour Party has congratulated the former president of Nigeria,Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on his 65th birthday celebration.
Peter Obi in a post on his official Facebook page described the former Nigerian president,as a leader who sacrificed his political ambition for peace and progress of Nigeria.
“On behalf of my family and the whole OBIdient movement, I celebrate my very dear elder brother, His Excellency Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, as he marks his 65th birthday today. A man of peace, nobility and honour; GEJonathan remains a great blessing to our nation.
“A true leader, GEJ gave up his personal political ambition for the sake of national peace and progress. As a patriot, he remains committed to the unity and development of Nigeria.
” As a lover of mankind, his positive impacts on people, institutions and organisations are continually felt, not just in Nigeria, but on the global stage. I join his family, friends, well-wishers and millions of admirers around the world to celebrate him today.
“I pray God to continually bless him with abundant health of mind and body, protect him always and give him the grace to continue to make great positive impacts in society. Many happy returns to this day, Sir.
Jonathan was the President of Nigeria from 2010-2015 having replaced his principal Umaru Musa Y’adua who died while in power.