12th Year Remembrance: Yar’ Adua was a solider of truth, says Jonathan
Former President ,Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has described his late boss, President Musa Yar’ Adua as a soldier of truth as he remembers him on the twelfth anniversary of his death.
In a statement on his Facebook wall as cited by our correspondents, Jonathan wrote:
“Twelve years ago, our nation lost a patriot, a selfless leader and a peacemaker who governed with sincerity and passion for the people. President Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua is no longer with us today, but his strides in public life continue to testify for him and keep his memory alive.
“Like a good athlete, he ran with passion, kept the faith and finished the race. Today we can look back and say, as President he won laurels for us in terms of peace and other worthy causes he successfully pursued”
The statement further reads: “He was a soldier of truth, committed to justice, equity and other democratic virtues. He was a servant leader and a good man; the type that is hard to find.
“He was my boss.
President Yar’Adua, we remember you today and will continue to remember the good works that you did in our nation. Yours is a story of patriotism, a life well-lived in service to the people and humanity, ” the statement concluded.