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Byline: Rotimi Fasan
THERE'S, perhaps, nothing better than the destiny of a man who has thrust upon him what many struggle, kill or get killed, to get.
A man like that would be the envy of his mates. Such is the story of Nigeria's Vice President, Goodluck Jonathan, who in the space of a few years since he became a politician seems to be living to the hilt the full meaning of his first name, Goodluck. One cannot but emphasise the 'good' in VP Jonathan's name, the truth being that not every luck is good. Some luck can be the very opposite of good, but that is not the case of Goodluck Jonathan.
Perhaps next to Obasanjo to whose caprice (or is it generosity) he, Jonathan, owes the greater of his political success, there is no luckier Nigerian politician in recent memory than Nigeria's Vice President. Not even many of those who later rose to prominence in leading positions having started out with much …