By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa has joined other well-meaning Nigerians in congratulating erstwhile President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as he clocked 63-years on Friday.
The governor expressed his felicitations for the former president via a statement by Mr Olisa Ifeajika, his Chief Press Secretary, on Thursday in Asaba, where he lauded him for his open and diplomatic approach to governance, praying for God to continue to sustain him in other for him to continue contributing his best to the sustenance of democracy and peace in Nigeria and Africa.
Excepts of the statement read, “On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I congratulate our leader and statesman, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, as he celebrates his 63rd birth anniversary.
“Your Excellency, it gives me pleasure to celebrate you for your continuous role in deepening democracy in our dear country and Africa.
“Your administration will long be remembered as the government that practiced the rule of law and freedom of expression as there were no records of human rights abuses throughout your tenure.”