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A collection of Quotes by Goodluck Jonathan on Nigeria, ambition, country, will, defeat, celebration, etc.

12 Interesting Quotes By Goodluck Jonathan

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Famous As: President of Nigeria

Born On: November 20, 1957

Born In: Ogbia

Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan is a Nigerian politician who served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015. Before his tenure as the President, he served as Vice-President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010.Following the prolonged illness of the then President, Goodluck Jonathan became the acting President on February 9, 2010. He was sorn in as the 14th President of Nigeria on May 6, 2010, after the unfortunate death of President Yar’ Adua on May 5, 2010. In 2011, he was elcted the President and remained so till 2015. He contested but lost the 2015 Presidential election, Jonathan's term as President of Nigeria ended on May 29 2015, and Muhammadu Buhari became the new President. We have collected some of Goodluck Jonathan's famous quotes from his speeches, writings, and interviews.
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All Nigerians of voting age are free to vote based on their convictions. It is our duty to defend and protect that basic right, and - let no one be in doubt - we will.

Goodluck Jonathan

I reassure all Nigerians and the international community of our firm commitment to free, fair and credible elections. My commitment to free elections and one man, one vote remains unwavering.

Goodluck Jonathan

We will bring justice to the savage terrorists known as Boko Haram. They will be defeated.

Goodluck Jonathan

I've always affirmed, nobody's ambition is worth the blood of any Nigerian.

Goodluck Jonathan

The argument about zoning and the presidency of Nigeria is like the philosophical argument of the egg or the hen. Who is older through the evolutionary process, who came first?

Goodluck Jonathan

One thing that I know and I feel Nigerians will celebrate is continuity and peace.

Goodluck Jonathan

My brothers and sisters, we are all winners. In this context there is no victor and no vanquished. We have demonstrated, even in our diversity, the progress of Nigeria remains paramount for all.

Goodluck Jonathan

Well-trained medical doctors and engineers leave Nigeria to the developed countries. We want to reverse that.

Goodluck Jonathan

We want to lead a country where people will be less greedy. Where people will know that the commonwealth of Nigeria belongs to all Nigerians, where people's wealth depends on the people around you. If you become a rich person and everyone around you is poor you are very poor.

Goodluck Jonathan

In my early days in school, I had no shoes, no school bags. There were days I had only one meal... I walked miles and crossed rivers to school every day. Didn't have power, didn't have generators, studied with lanterns, but I never despaired.

Goodluck Jonathan

When you talk about the oil wealth you compare nations. There are some nations with less than five million people. Nigeria has 150 million people. I cannot say that all the money earned from oil since 1958, when the first drop of oil was exported from this country to date, that the money has been effectively used.

Goodluck Jonathan

We want to refocus Nigeria to make sure that basic infrastructure is provided. The environment is created for private investment, both within and direct foreign investment. So jobs will be created. That is my dream for Nigeria.

Goodluck Jonathan