Today the President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, celebrates his 56th birthday.
Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON), and President, Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, was born to a Niger Delta family of canoe makers on November 20, 1957. He graduated from the University of Port Harcourt, where he studied Zoology and proceeded with his Master’s and Ph.D degrees in Hydrobiology and Fisheries Biology, and Zoology respectively at the same University. In between, he had completed a mandatory one year of National Youth Service in Iresi, Osun State. Jonathan is married to Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan, and the have two children.
Before becoming taking the main post in Nigeria, he served as Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Governor of Bayelsa State and Vice-President. Jonathan was sworn-in on May, 6, 2010 as President. He is the 14th Head of State.
But what do you get for the most influential man in Nigeria?
1. Football lessons
2. A cool hat
And another cool hat….
3. A truly funny joke
4. A more energetic song…
Or even his own band
5. A German dictionary
6. His own hammer?..
7. More bow ties
8. A little bit of love
9. A cool T-shirt
10. And a cheer!
Happy birthday, Mr. President!!!
Feel free to drop your birthday greetings in the comments!