Late Yar’Adua was a nation builder, says Jonathan


Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday described the late President Umaru Yar’Adua as a man who had the vision of a peaceful and united Nigeria.

Yar’Adua died eleven years ago in office.

Jonathan, on his official facebook page, said: “Today, I celebrate my boss, friend, colleague and brother, President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who departed this world 11 years ago.

“As politicians, we shared a common vision of a peaceful, united and just nation. President Yar’Adua kept faith with this vision, channelling his strength and time in pursuit of an egalitarian society until his last breath.

“Although out of our sight, his legacies live with us and his memory we will continue to cherish.

“We will always remember him as a peacemaker, nation builder and democrat whose timeline was defined by virtues of service, peace, truth and love”.


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