Senator Douye Diri, the Governor of Bayelsa State, has lauded former President Goodluck Jonathan as an exceptional and quintessential democrat and statesman.
In a congratulatory message marking Jonathan’s 66th birthday, Governor Diri expressed admiration for the former Nigerian leader, highlighting Jonathan’s distinguished and exemplary democratic track record.
Issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, the message praised Jonathan as an unparalleled source of pride for not just Bayelsa State but also for Nigeria and the entire African continent.
“Your global role as a democracy ambassador and icon is truly remarkable. You have emerged as a beacon of hope for nations and individuals through your exemplary public life,” remarked Governor Diri.
“As a people and a state, we are fortunate to have produced a leader like you, who is a source of pride for the entire world. We are grateful for your esteemed ambassadorial status. The Government and People of Bayelsa State joyfully celebrate this moment with you and your family.”
Governor Diri, extending well wishes for continued grace and more years of celebration for Jonathan’s outstanding life of service, acknowledged the former president’s amiable nature and upright leadership qualities, urging younger leaders to emulate his example.
Expressing gratitude for Jonathan’s invaluable support, Governor Diri emphasized how the former President’s guidance and sagacious counsel significantly contributed to the peace and stability of Bayelsa State.
“We pray for more years of fruitful service to humanity, marked by good health,” concluded Governor Diri.