Happy Birthday To Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan!!

President Goodluck Jonathan's birthday President Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan turns 55 today. He was born on 20th of November, 1957.

President Jonathan, GCFR, BNER, GCON is the 14th Head of State and current President of Nigeria.

Biography

Jonathan was born in Bayelsa State to a family of canoe makers.

He holds a B.S. degree in Zoology in which he attained Second Class Honours. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Hydrobiology and Fisheries biology, and a Ph.D. degree in Zoology from the University of Port Harcourt.

He worked as an education inspector, lecturer, and environmental-protection officer. He entered politics in 1998.

President Umaru Yar’Adua died on 5 May 2010. Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in as Yar’Adua’s successor on the following day, becoming Nigeria’s 14th Head of State. He cited anti-corruption, power and electoral reforms as focuses of his administration. He stated that he came to office under “very sad and unusual circumstances”.

On 18 May 2010, the National Assembly approved Jonathan’s nomination of former Kaduna State governor, Namadi Sambo, for the position of Vice President.

On 29 June 2010, Jonathan launched a Facebook page in accordance with his promise to interact more with Nigerians.

On 2 August 2010 Jonathan launched ‘Roadmap for Power Sector Reform‘, achieving stable electricity in Nigeria.
2011 election.

On 15 September 2010, Jonathan announced on Facebook that he had decided to run for reelection. This made him the first Nigerian president to declare his re-election bid via social media.

He won with 59% of the votes. On 18 April, Jonathan was declared the winner of the election. His victory was, however, followed by violence in the north over claims of vote rigging.

  1. SIRAJ MUHAMMAD FUNTUA Reply

    Mr. President, happy birth day to you. I wish happy returns. But do not forget that you had lost another one year that you are destined to live on the earth.This translate to the fact that you will not spent another 55 years on the earth. In fact because of the latest new death mortality rate, most people may die at the age of 60 to 70; lucky people live up tp 75 to 80 years. Therefore, you preparation to the grave should start earnestly; flash your memory to your past deeds, reflects on the presence and plan for the future (DEATH, the grave and the Day of judgement); for surely they are real and by the corner. Once again, congrats.

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