Meet the Only Son of Goodluck Jonathan that Was Rumored To Have Died In 2015.
History would never forget the likes of Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who was once a president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, whose term as a president brought about lots of national development to the great nation, Nigeria.
Before we get to meet the only son of the former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, who was rumored dead in the year 2015, let us explicitly have a detailed biography of the former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
Goodluck Jonathan who goes by the full name Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, and many refer to him as GEJ, was born on the 20th day of November, 1957. Goodluck Jonathan was said to be 63 years old in the year 2020.
Goodluck Jonathan never had a rosy upbringing. He wasn’t born into a well to do family as he father was barely a canoe maker.
Goodluck Jonathan’s state of origin is Bayelsa State. Bayelsa State is also referred to as his place of birth. Considering Goodluck Jonathan’s father was a canoe maker, there were some basic necessities he never had as a child.
In the year 1998, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan ventured into the world of politics. He was 41 years as at then.
He knew what was expected of a leader before he joined politics as he had held various leadership positions in the past. Among the positions he had held, he had worked as an Education Officer, a Lecturer as well as an Environmental Protection Officer.
The year 2005 answered to him after he had contested for a gubernatorial election in his state, Bayelsa State. He emerged the winner of the 2005 gubernatorial election held in Bayelsa State amidst other opponents of his.
It is paramount to note that Goodluck Jonathan had once held the position of the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State. That was before his emergence as the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State.
History has it that Goodluck Jonathan was the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State for a period of 6 years. That was from the year 1999 to 2005.
After his term as the Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, the former president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua took Goodluck Jonathan as his running mate in the year 2007. While Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua was to contest for the seat of the president, Goodluck Jonathan was to be the Vice President if Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua emerges the winner.
The presidential election was held and when the result of the election was declared, late Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua emerged the winner of the 2007 presidential election.
That brought about Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua being sworn in as the Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Goodluck Jonathan as the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Goodluck Jonathan rose to the position of the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the year 2009. He became the acting president as regards the ill health faced by the former president, Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua which couldn’ t allow him discharge his duties effectively as the president.
The great country, Nigeria was thrown into mourning in the year 2010, following the death of Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua. Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua was a man of great virtues who brought about lots of reforms and agendas that moved the country forward during the short time he was the President of Nigeria.
Following the death of Umaru Musa Yar’ Adua, Goodluck Jonathan was sworn in as the Executive President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the year 2010.
In the year 2011, Goodluck Jonathan contested for the seat of the president. That was while he was still the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The results of the 2011 Presidential election was declared and Goodluck Ebele Jonathan emerged the winner.
Luck ran out on Goodluck Jonathan in the year 2015. He had contested for the seat of the president, but he lost in the election to the incumbent president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.
Goodluck Jonathan is married to his lovely wife, Dame Patience Jonathan.
The union of Goodluck Jonathan and his lovely wife, Dame Patience Jonathan is blessed with is two children. They are Ariwera, who happens to be their son and Aruabai, who happens to be their daughter.
Ariwera Jonathan bears the full name Ariwera Adolphus Jonathan, he was born into the family of Dr. and Chief (Mrs. ) Goodluck Jonathan. Eunice Jonathan, Lawrence Jonathan and Charity Fyneface Oba.
In the year 2015, there was a rumour which was all over the media, stating that the only son of Goodluck Jonathan had lost his life after he battled some ill health.
Various social media platforms had rumored that he died in a hospital situated in London.
However, Goodluck Jonathan cleared the air in a press briefing stating that his son, Ariwera was not dead. He thereafter declared that his son was alive, hale and hearty.
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