The president’s re-assurance comes at a time the country is experiencing heightened political developments, as politicians focus on gaining grounds ahead of the 2015 election.
At a New Year cocktail held on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for members of the diplomatic community, President Jonathan solicited the support of the international community in the conduct of the 2015 elections.
He urged the diplomats to ensure that their countries participated in the nation’s centenary celebration.
Dr Jonathan said that the high point of the centenary celebration would take place in February 27 and that the government had already extended invitations to various countries.
President Jonathan expressed gratitude to some nations which rendered logistics and other supports to the nation in the fight against terrorism.
“The world should, in 2014, place priority attention to sustaining efforts at conflicts resolutions through dialogue and fight against terrorism,” he said.
The dean of the Diplomatic Corp and the High Commissioner of Cameroon to Nigeria, Mr Abbas Salaudeen, thanked the president for the interaction and for taking out time to interface with them.
Salaudeen said that despite internal challenges, Nigerian forces were currently present in eight countries keeping peace.
He urged the president to continue with the positive steps in placing Nigeria high in global records.
More than 40 ambassadors and high commissioners attended the event.