Goodluck Ebele Jonathan - Biography.

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan - Biography.

Goodluck Jonathan

Biography of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

President Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan was the current president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Goodluck Johnathan was born on November 20, 1957 in Finglas, Ogbia Local Government
Area of Bayelsa State of Nigeria to  canoe makers. Many Ethnic groups in Nigeria have a naming to Pa. Ebele Jonathan (his father).

Goodluck Jonathan's earliest school were St. Stephen's Primary School, and St. Michael's Primary School, both in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. After his primary school, he proceeded to The Mater Dei High School, Imiringi, Delta State, where he had his secondary education. Goodluck Jonathan eventually got admission into the University of Port Harcourt where he studied Zoology and graduated with Second Class Upper Division. Goodluck Jonathan furthered his studies in University of Port Harcourt and earned himself a Masters Degree (M.Sc.) in Hydrology and Fisheries Biology and later, a Doctorate Degree in Zoology.

Goodluck Jonathan is happily married to Dame Patience Faka and they have two children, Aruabai Jonathan (female) and Ado Aruera Jonathan (male).

At various stages of his life, Goodluck Jonathan worked with the Customs and Excise Department as a Preventive Officer, as a teacher in a secondary school, as an Inspector of Science Education and thereafter as a lecturer in the University.

Apart from civil service, Goodluck Jonathan also served as a public officer in various capacities such as Assistant Director (Ecology) of the defunct Oil Mineral Producing Area Development Commission (OMPADEC) in charge of Environmental Protection, Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State from May 29, 1999 until December 12, 2005, Governor of Bayelsa State, Vice President and currently, the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Goodluck Jonathan have received several awards including:

  • Best Performing Deputy Governor in 2002 by IPAN;
  • 'Democracy and Good Governance award by the Nigeria Union of Journalists in 2004.
  • 'Niger Delta Development Award'; 
  • 'Distinguished Personality' Award in 2006 
  • 'Africa Leadership Award, 2006. 
  • 'Best Performing Governor in Education in the South-South' in 2006. 
  • 'Ambassador for Peace Merit Award' as well 
  • Leadership and Good Governance Merit.

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