On May 27th, 2015, President Jonathan held the last executive council meeting with his staff and ministers and had this to say:
“I presided over the valedictory session of the Executive Council of the Federation of which it has been my privilege to chair these past four years. I thank God. I thank all those who served with me. I thank Nigerians for the opportunity to serve my country. May God bless Nigeria.” Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.