If It Is Not Your Turn To Occupy A Political Position In Nigeria, You Won’t Get There – GEJ

Goodluck Jonathan
Goodluck Jonathan
Ex Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan has come out to say that he was opposed to becoming the country’s vice president in 2007, but fate has another plan in store for him.

He recently had his say while speaking to the press, and Nigerians have been reacting.

According to him, he almost cried when he became Nigeria’s number two citizen because he never planned to occupy such a high office at that time.

He added that the fact remains that if it is not yet your turn to occupy a political position in Nigeria, you will not get there.

His words, “As a leader in the country who had the privilege of serving at the state level and national level, I can only advise that politics is not about that you must be there. If God wants you to be there, you will be there.”

“If it is not yet your turn to be there, you will not be there. When I became a vice president I almost cried, I never wanted to, but that was my destiny and I had to move.”

“So, I advise people who are interested in these offices and their supporters to conduct themselves very well. They want to serve us, not to serve themselves.”

“I always tell people that if you are so ambitious, then go into business. If you want to be in the state assembly and people don’t want you, fine, go and sleep. You want to be a governor and people don’t want you, to go and sleep or do business.”

“But if you want to serve us as people then you must be humble and you will not kill us before you serve us. So, people must conduct themselves peacefully and if God wants them to win their elections, they will win their elections.”

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