Former Nigerian President Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan reacts after his former aide, Reno Omokri naming his newborn baby after him.
Reno welcomed a new baby girl today named her ‘Ebele,’ the former president’s middle name.
Reacting to the news, Jonathan tweeted, “Congratulations to Reno Omokri and his wife on the birth of their daughter very early this morning.
“I am grateful that the couple has chosen to name their daughter Ebele after me. I thank God for the safe delivery and that mother and child are healthy and thriving.”
2019 PDP Presidential aspirant and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, had also sent congratulations to Reno.
Atiku pens; “I congratulate @renoomokri and his wife on the birth early this morning of their daughter, Ebele, named after former President @GEJonathan.
“Reno has always shown a loyal spirit, and when he offers friendship, that relationship is solid. I pray that his newborn child will display this virtue that her father epitomizes. Once again, congratulations and may Almighty Allah bless mother and child.”
Reno Omokri had been an ardent follower of the former president, Jonathan, who lost the election in 2015 to the now re-elected Muhammadu Buhari.
Reno had continued to fight the current administration, question their every move as he terms himself, ‘Buhari tormentor.’