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Former President Jonathan salutes late Yar’Adua 13 years after death

Former President Jonathan salutes late Yar’Adua 13 years after death

Goodluck Jonathan, former president of Nigeria, has paid tributes to his predecessor the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, 13 years after his death.

In a post shared via his Twitter handle Friday, Jonathan described the late ex-president as a great and selfless leader.

“On this day thirteen years ago, our nation lost a great and selfless leader, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua . He was a man of peace, justice and accountability,” he tweeted.

“We look back with appreciation to God for the gift of [his] life and his impact on our nation.

“President Yar’Adua was an exemplary leader, who lived above ethnic and religious sentiment. And his public life inspired many positively.

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“Today we remember him for his life of service, dedication and commitment to a united and prosperous nation.

“We will continue to remember him for his developmental strides and his commitment to the peace and progress of Nigeria. – GEJ”