Goodluck Jonathan

Dr Goodluck Jonathan

By Emmanuel Oloniruha

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on his appointment as Chairman of, International Summit Council for Peace (ISCP)-Africa.

This is contained in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Thursday.

Ologbondiyan said the appointment was in recognition of his leadership qualities as a democrat as well as his resounding success in peacekeeping efforts across the world.

“Our party is assured that former President Jonathan, will deploy his wealth of experience strengthened by the democratic tenets and principles of our great party, in his new mandate of providing direction for the essentials of peace, security and development in Africa.

“We also congratulate ex-President Jonathan on his appointment as the Chancellor of Cavendish University, Uganda (CUU).

“PDP is elated that former President Jonathan is so honoured to hold the position previously held by late President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia as well as late President Benjamin Mkapa of the Republic of Tanzania, because of his commitment to education and human capital development, in line with the ideals of the PDP,” he said.

Thereafter, he urged Jonathan to use the positions to further the advancement of peace and development in Africa and the world at large.

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