President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the future generation will remember former President Goodluck Jonathan for his sacrifices for democracy.
Buhari said this on Wednesday in tribute to the former president, who celebrated his 62nd birthday.
He described him as an inspiration to future generations of Nigerians for his humility and sacrifices to stabilise democracy.
Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the sacrifices made by Jonathan for the stability of democracy and the promotion of sustainable development would continue to inspire future generations.
He joined the nation in praying for good health and strength for Jonathan to keep serving the nation.
According to the statement, the president rejoiced with family, friends and political associates of the former president and lauded him for good counsels to leaders within and outside Nigeria since he left office, sharing his experience of serving at different levels of governance.
The president wished his predecessor and his family more years of joyful celebrations.