As Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan celebrates his 59th birthday there have been several posts made on social media about him from friends and well wishers.
Goodluck Jonathan’s birthday cake
The celebrant himself, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan shared this message, via his Facebook page:
“On the occasion of my birthday today, I thank my God who has enabled me live up to age 59. To Him alone be the glory.
“Let me also appreciate those world leaders and statesmen who have wished me well on this day as well as my beloved Nigerian people who have shown me a great outpouring of love.
“What am I without my people? I thank you all and as you remember my birthday with me, my prayers are that God will also reward you. GEJ.”
Naij.com also celebrates with the former president as we share pictures from the celebration party. The party is currently on at his residence in Abuja.
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Those present at the party include: Femi Fani-Kayode, Timi Dakolo, Deji Adeyanju, Jonathan’s cousin Robert Azibaola, among others.
Friends and family having fun at the birthday party
And there has been some poetry at the party as a poem written by Fani-Kayode for the former president has just been read by Jude Ndukwe, who is Fani-Kayode’s spokesperson.
Also present at the party is Mr Godknows Igali, a former permanent secretary at the Ministry of Power.
Below are more pictures:
Goodluck Jonathan birthday had more than one cake
Goodluck Jonathan with friends including Femi Fani-Kayode
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Goodluck Jonathan with popular singer Timi Dakolo
Meanwhile as the party continues, Timi Dakolo gives a testimony. He said he came to the ex-president sometime ago and told him he wanted to study music and do well in it.
“I came to daddy, I told him, I wanted to go to school to study music and do music well and he said that’s good and paid for my school fees,” Dakolo said.
Friends and family are here to celebrate with him
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Femi Fani-Kayode takes a picture with an admirer