Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, former Nigerian president on Friday congratulated the newly sworn-in Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, said he has worked with him before.
Jonathan sent his congratulatory message on tweeter and said:
CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR DOUYE DIRI I congratulate His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri who was sworn in today as the 5th Civilian Governor of Bayelsa State, in compliance with the Supreme court verdict of yesterday, 13th February 2020.
You have worked with me before as a commissioner, so I am without doubt that you will live up to the expectations of our people.
— Goodluck E. Jonathan (@GEJonathan) February 14, 2020
I call on all Bayelsans to be law-abiding, peaceful and embrace this transition in all sincerity, and work together towards a united and prosperous State.
Congratulations Your Excellency.