22 Nov 2016


Nigerian media and indeed some other African fellows stood up to celebrate His Excellency, Presidend Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan; the immediate past President of Nigeria yesterday as he turns 59.

Goodluck who left office unprepared last year due to election he suspiciously lost to Buhari has turn out to be the darling majority of Nigerians and has equally turn out to be the face of Democracy in Africa.

Unlike other Nigerian and African politicians who always reject election results, challenge outcome of elections at courts, and in some cases, the incumbent refuses to concede defeat; which always result in bloodshed. Goodluck Azikiwe, the son of Jonathan from the tribe of Otuoke in Bayelsa State of Nigeria did not only concede, but he called his challenger while votes are still counting to congratulate him.

This gesture we have never since in the entire African nations.

TopClass Reporters are joining people of goodwill, and your teaming supporters to say; HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LEGEND OF OUR TIME! You are a man of peace and peace shall be upon your generation sir.

Below are peoples birthday wish to a President like never before:

Uduma Ota wrote:

Happy birthday sir. I like to join the stream of your well-wishers to wish you the very best of blessings from God. You are an epitome of greatness and I pray God that on this special of yours, He guards you and continue to hide you in the cleft of His rock with His hands covering you and your entire household. Relax, count your blessings and see that you have reason to thank God. I wish you many happy returns.......meanwhile, I will wait for my


Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has sent messages of goodwill to former President Goodluck Jonathan as he celebrates his 59th birthday on Sunday, 20th November 2016.

Governor Wike described Jonathan as a colossus whose contributions to the consolidation of democratic values in Nigeria is now widely acknowledged and respected across the globe.

"Goodluck Jonathan will continue to be a source of pride and inspiration to Nigerians and other Africans, as his democratic legacy stands in sharp contrast to the darker forces of impunity", governor Wike said.

The governor praised the former president for his selflessness, patriotism and visionary leadership.

Governor Wike wished President Jonathan many more years of service to the course of democracy in Nigeria and across the world.

Dr Austin Tam-George
Commissioner for Information and Communication, Rivers State.
19 November /2016

Theodore Roosevelt wrote:

"Why do you love this man so?"

In all honesty, I've never been able to answer that question fully. I suspect I may never.

One thing I know is, you, President Goodluck Jonathan, are a rare gem. A man of courage. A man not given to the frills of power, self-obsessed shows and oratory duplicities.

It's a great honour that I join others to celebrate you today.

I wish you many more years of grace.

"The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it."

Paul Akpor Abu wrote:

Happy birthday sir. Thank you for the peace you gave us today in Nigeria even though alot of people seems not to understand what you achieved with "the call" you made on that faithful day during collation of election results.

May God continue to perfect all that concerns you and yours IJMN. Amen! Cheers!

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