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Goodluck Jonathan’s Biography, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Education And Political Career

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Goodluck Jonathan GCFR, GCON is a Nigerian politician who served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015. Do you know that he was the first incumbent president in Nigerian history to concede defeat in an election. Here’s more about him; Biography, Age, Net worth, Wife, Education, Political career, Siblings, State of origin, Children, etc.

Goodluck Jonathan

Who is Goodluck Jonathan?

Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan GCFR, GCON is a Nigerian politician who served as the President of Nigeria from 2010 to 2015. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010 under the administration of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Bayelsa State as Governor of Bayelsa State from 2005 to 2007.

Full name: Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan GCFR, GCON

Date of birth: 20 November 1957

Age: 65

Place of birth: Otuoke

State of origin: Bayelsa State

Nationality: Nigerian

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Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Goodluck

Education: University of Port-Harcourt

Spouse: Patience Jonathan

Net worth: $10 million

Occupation: Politician

Siblings: Undisclosed

Political party: People’s Democratic Party(PDP)

Previous office: Vice President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010, and Bayelsa State Governor

Children: Ariwera Jonathan, Aruabi Jonathan

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Awards: CAF Platinum Award

Social media: Twitter@

As a vice-president, Jonathan took a very low profile. While recognising the constitutional limits of the vice-president’s office, he participated in cabinet meetings and, by statute, was a member of the National Security Council, the National Defence Council, the Federal Executive Council, and chairman of the National Economic Council.

Goodluck Jonathan was instrumental in negotiating an agreement with many of the major militant groups in the Niger Delta, to lay down their weapons and stop fighting as part of a government amnesty program.

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