March Celebrity Of The Month

March Celebrity Of The Month

Goodluck Jonathan, Our March celebrity of the month

For his firm assertive stand in resisting intense pressure from the European Union and international community to reverse the anti homosexual law, Nigerian President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ‘Port Harcourt Boy’ is our celebrity of the Month for March, 2014.

Born to a humble Niger Delta family of canoe makers on November 20, 1957, Dr. Jonathan had humble yet adventurous beginnings. He attended St. Stephens and St. Michaels Primary Schools, Oloibiri, finishing in 1969. He proceeded to Mater Dei High School, Imiringi, where he passed his West African School Certificate with flying colours in 1975.

On completion of his secondary education, he worked as a Preventive Officer with the Nigerian Customs Service for two years before proceeding to the University of Port Harcourt to study Zoology. He graduated with Second Class Upper honours in 1981.

In 1985 and 1995 he studied for his Master’s and Ph.D degrees in Hydrobiology and Fisheries Biology, and Zoology respectively, from the same University.

He completed his mandatory one year of National Youth Service in Iresi, old Oyo State, (now Osun State) of Nigeria.

He was appointed as Science Inspector of Education, Rivers State Ministry of Education, while studying in between for his post-graduate and graduate degrees in 1982.

Between 1983 and 1993 he took up employment as a lecturer in the Department of Biological Science, Rivers State College of Education.

In 1993, he was appointed Assistant Director Ecology of the defunct Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC) in charge of Environmental Protection. He resigned his job in 1998 and went into politics.

He proceeded to serve as Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State from 1999 to December 11, 2005. On 12 December that year, he became the substantive Governor of Bayelsa State.

He later rose to become Nigeria’s Vice President in 2007 and following an act of fate he became the President of Nigeria on 6th of May, 2010.

We present His Excellency, the President and Command-In-Chief of the most populous black nation in the world (Nigeria), Dr Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan into the Civil Rights International celebrity hall of fame!!!

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