Happy 57th Birthday To The President Of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan

Our amiable President, Commander in Chief of The Armed Forces, of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, is 57-years-old today! Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, GCFR, BNER, GCON – was born November 20, 1957.
A massive Happy Birthday to him from and the entire EazyGist Media crew In celebration of his big day, here are 10 interesting facts you need to know about our president…
* Jonathan was born in Bayelsa State to a family of canoe makers
* Jonathan holds a B.Sc. degree in Zoology in which he attained Second Class Honours
* He holds an M.Sc. degree in Hydrobiology and Fisheries biology, and a PhD degree in Zoology from the University of Port Harcourt
* Before he entered politics in 1998, he worked as an education inspector, lecturer, and environmental-protection officer
* He was Governor of Bayelsa State from December 9, 2005 to May 28, 2007
* He became the Vice President of Nigeria on May 29, 2007 (late Umaru Musa Yar’adua was President)
* In 2010 after Yar’adua’s death, Jonathan assumed the position of interim president
* He has remained the president of Nigeria since 2010
* Jonathan and his wife Patience have two children
* He is a Christian, and he comes from the Ijaw ethnic group.

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