The President sent warm greetings to Dr Jonathan on Monday in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.
He believes the life journey of the former President remains an inspiration to every young Nigerian of the possibilities that await anyone willing to learn, work hard and participate in making the country great.
President Buhari also congratulated former President Jonathan on the publishing of his memoir, My Transition Hours.
He prayed that the Almighty God would strengthen the celebrant, grant him a long life, and bless his family.
Former President Jonathan would launch his memoir, which encourages Nigerians to follow the same example of sharing their experiences in writing, as part of ceremonies marking his birthday.