Goodluck Jonathan Sends Message of Hope to Nigerians Over 'Economic Challenges'
Speaking at the public presentation of a book titled, “The History of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church Otuoke" at his home town in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, sent a message of hope to Nigerians, declaring that the nation will overcome its current economic challenges.
The influential politician disclosed that Nigerians must be prepared to protect and develop the country at all times, stressing that the current challenges were transient even as he urged Christians to continue to pray for the nation.
The former president therefore, appealed to indigenes of Otuoke to read the book and volunteer additional information for the next edition.
He also eulogized the book reviewer, Professor Emeritus, Ebiegberi Alagoa, who he said has contributed so much towards the documentation of the history of Niger Delta.
While unveiling the book, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah(rtd), Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, who represented Governor Seriake Dickson, stated that the book would engender the spiritual upliftment of its readers. He also congratulated the author of the book, Dr. Stephen Olali, who is also the Chief Historian and Archivist of the State for his efforts in writing the book.