Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday hailed the statesmanship disposition of Goodluck Jonathan.
Obasanjo speaking at the public presentation and formal launching of Jonathan’s book “My Transition Hours”, urged the ex-President to remain committed to his residual responsibility of continuous service to his immediate community, Nigeria, Africa and beyond.
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According to Obasanjo, “there is no substitute for democracy as it unifies the people.
“Nigeria had the responsibility to unify West Africa, Africa and the black race across the world.”
Former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, also thanked Jonathan for conceding defeat in 2015 to save Nigeria from impending war and consolidating democracy not only in the country but the entire African continent.
He also applauded Jonathan for his role in fostering unity, peace, progress and strengthening democratic rule in Africa, saying “Goodluck Jonathan is a good man and when the history of democracy in Africa is written, his name will be etched in gold”.
The book launch was graced by hundreds of prominent Nigerians, including
The APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, Sen. Dino Melaye, former Gov. Attahiru Bafara of Sokoto State, ex-Vice President Namadi Sambo, ex-PDP governors, ministers and many members of the political class, traditional rulers and members of the diplomatic corps.