ormer President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he wants a Nigeria nation where your knowledge, talent and character determine its citizen’s upward mobility and not tribe, religion or birth in 2017.
In his 2017 New Year message, Jonathan prayed for his beloved country and hoped that Nigerians in the year 2017 will continue to forge greater ties across its length and breadth and that the Nigerian Dream will be achieved.
He said, “A nation where your knowledge, talent and character affect your upward mobility rather than the fact of your tribe, religion or birth.
“Such a Nigeria is possible if we all pitch in word, action and prayer which I am sure we will do. I wish all Nigerians a very Happy New Year 2017.
“To God be the glory, we have survived thus far and I know that we will go on to thrive in 2017 as we work together towards a better Nigeria
“On behalf of my family, I congratulate you (Nigerians) for making it into the New Year. God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said.