As former president, Goodluck Jonathan turns 59 on Sunday, November 20, 2016, here are some of his major achievements.
Without doubt, his leadership positions and experiences in the last 16 years has seen him fly so high, in so short a time - and of course way ahead of his years.
Here are some of the uncommon achievements of a 59-year old attributed to the ex-President.
At 59, GEJ has conveniently checked the boxes for Deputy Governor, Acting Governor, Governor, Vice President, Acting President and President.
GEJ remains the first sitting President - with his historic telephone call - to concede defeat in an election he looked forward to winning.
GEJ is one of the few African leaders (serving and retired) who have spoken at the Oxford Union in the Oxford University.