The Anglican Communion has held a special thanksgiving and farewell service in honour of President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife Dame Patience Jonathan.
The farewell service was attended by their friends and well wishers, held at the Cathedral Church of Advent Life Camp Gwarimpa, Abuja.
In his message to Nigerians after the service, President Goodluck Jonathan says he attained the political positions he held in Nigeria not because of hard work but because of favour from God and that he is happy to exit fulfilled.
He said the decision to concede defeat was not an easy one but that he saw no reason why anyone should shed blood because of his political ambition
The president prayed for the success of the incoming administration and pledged that as long as he lives he will continue to do his best for peace to reign in the country..