The Governor of Delta State, Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has congratulated the former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as he turned 66 years on Monday, November 20.
This was contained in a congratulatory message issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Festus Ahon, in Warri, on Monday.
Oborevweri noted that Jonathan’s leadership by example, contributed to the improvement of elections and the institutionalization of democracy in the country and throughout Africa.
The statement read in part, “On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate our leader and statesman, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, as he celebrates his 66th birth anniversary.
“It gives me great pleasure to honour you, Your Excellency, for your outstanding contribution to the growth of democracy in both our beloved nation and Africa at large.
“As President of Nigeria, you oversaw an administration that respected the rule of law and protected the right to free expression.
“As our beloved former President clocks 66 years old today, it is my prayer and that of all Deltans and Nigerians that God continue to strengthen him in his devotion to ensuring better peace, good governance, and long-lasting democracy in Africa.
“It is also our prayer that Almighty God grants him excellent health and a long life so that he can continue to serve humanity to the fullest.”