Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has, in his new year message, revealed that 2019 offers Nigerians a new opportunity to be better leaders and better followers.
The former president, on his twitter handle, expressed optimism that there was a future and hope for Nigeria.
He said, “We do not just have a New Year, we have a new opportunity. A new opportunity to be better leaders and better followers.
“To be better citizens who join hands with our fellow Nigerians, irrespective of region and religion, to bring Nigeria ever closer to the dreams of our founding fathers.”
I do not intend to give a long message this New Year. All I just want to say is that there is hope and a future for Nigeria. We do not just have a New Year, we have a New Opportunity. A New Opportunity to be better leaders and better followers.
— Goodluck E. Jonathan (@GEJonathan) December 31, 2018
Jonathan, who pointed out that 2019 will be filled with challenges for Nigeria, however assured that Nigeria will not only survive the storm, but also strive in the midst of trouble
“2019 brings with it its own challenges, but if one sentence should summarise our collective national attitude to those challenges, that sentence is this-Nigeria will survive and thrive, by God’s grace and our collective fidelity to the Nigerian Dream.”
The former president went on to wish Nigerians a happy new year, ” I wish you and your family a Happy New Year. 2019 is the year of better things for Nigeria.”