Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has described the late Umar Musa Yar’Adua as “president like no different”.
On Tuesday, Jonathan took to his Twitter deal with to extol the virtues of his former boss on the tenth anniversary of Yar’Adua’s loss of life.
Yar’Adua’s loss of life from heart problems ten years in the past, paved the way in which for his then vice chairman, Goodluck Jonathan, to emerge as president as established by the structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He tweeted: “It has been ten years since His Excellency Umar Musa Yar’Adua was torn from the chilly arms of loss of life. On this present day, yearly, his picture fills our consciousness like an indication. of his selflessness, of his typical modesty, and of his distinctive model.
“He was a president like no different who lived and died for the title of his nation. He stood by the individuals, working day and night time to enhance their lives.
“President Yar’Adua has constructed robust bridges of hope, love and intelligence for which he has grow to be a drive for nationwide unity and optimistic change all through our blessed land.
It has been a decade since His Excellency Umar Musa Yar’Adua was torn from the chilly arms of loss of life. On this present day, yearly, his picture fills our consciousness as an indication of his selflessness, typical modesty and distinctive style.
– Goodluck E. Jonathan (@GEJonathan) Could 5, 2020:
“In some ways he distinguished himself. He had an accommodating spirit and a superb will that secreted a community round our nationwide fault strains to strengthen the bond; thus leaving for his successors the duty of strengthening the band.
“President Yar’Adua has undoubtedly left lasting legacies in his heartfelt devotion to the beliefs of democracy, respect for the rights of peoples, freedoms and the reason for life and the dedication to the trigger. regulation and the legal guidelines of fairness and justice.
“I’ll proceed to recollect President Yar’Adua as a colleague and chief who grew to become my brother and good friend. GEJ.”
Umar Musa Yar’Adua was Governor of Katsina State in northern Nigeria from 29 Could 1999 to twenty-eight Could 2007 and the thirteenth President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Yar’Adua gained the Nigerian presidential election held on April 21, 2007, underneath the Folks’s Democratic Celebration (PDP), and was sworn in on Could 29, 2007.
In 2009, Yar’Adua left for Saudi Arabia to obtain therapy for pericarditis. He returned to Nigeria on 24 February 2010, the place he died on 5 Could.