President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan celebrated his 54th birthday yesterday,November 20th,2011 and expressed thanks to God for keeping him alive.

President Jonathan spoke at the State House Chapel, after cutting a cake to celebrate his birthday.

“I thank God for keeping me alive to discharge the responsibilities of my office,” he stated, adding that, “when I decided to contest for the position of Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, I prepared my mind for any eventuality, and God has been faithful to me.”