Former President Goodluck Jonathan has extended his felicitations to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 76th birthday.
In a goodwill message he signed in Abuja on Sunday, the former President thanked God who he said blessed President Buhari with the grace of a long life .
Jonathan further noted that President Buhari has contributed so much to the development of Nigeria , having served the nation in different capacities , and always giving his best whenever he is called upon to serve .
He said , “Yours has been a life of great service to our dear nation , having served as a brave soldier , Governor , Minister of Petroleum , Head of State , and now President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
Ex -President Jonathan , who further highlighted Buhari ’s patriotism and deep commitment to Nigeria ’s development , also prayed to God to grant the President good health and more productive years .
He added , “I join you, your family, well- wishers and fellow Nigerians to give thanks to Almighty God for the gift of a long life.
“I wish you good health and more productive years , as you continue to lend your skills and energy to the task of building a Nigeria of our dreams. “