President Goodluck Jonathan has joined the rest of the world in celebrating the birth of Jesus and emphasizing the lessons of Jesus Christ on earth and its significance.
President Jonathan in a press statement said, "In respective of our beliefs we can draw strength and inspiration from the Messiah’s enduring personification of selflessness, dedication to duty and commitment to the well-being of others".
He also added, "The virtues and ideals of peace, tolerance, faithfulness, honesty, fairness, true wisdom, knowledge and understanding must remain relevant to us in Nigeria as we continue to grapple with the challenges of development and nation building".
President Jonathan maintains that his government is doing its best to deliver on its promises to Nigerians.
According to him "While we continue to deal with the regrettable distractions posed by threats to peace and security in parts of the country, the federal government remains very focused on the primary objective of achieving significant improvements in priority areas such as, power supply, transportation, roads, health, education, job creation, agriculture and industrialization as quickly as possible".