Award-winning Jonathan pledges to promote peace

Goodluck Jonathan

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan

From AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – FORMER President, Goodluck Jonathan, has promised to continue to promote the advancement of democracy, peace and progress in Nigeria and Africa.

He stated this in his appreciated message after Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in the UnitStates honoured him as a proponent of democracy on Thursday.Jonathan appreciated Dr Charles Steele Jr, President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta and Naomi King, for the honour.

King is the sister of the late American Civil Rights leader, Martin.”I thank Dr. Charles Steele Jr, President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, and the executive of the SCLC for honoring me today,” said Jonathan.

He expressed pleasure to meet Naomi King for attending the event and identify with the goals and aspirations of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation.

“By this award, I am further inspired to continue to work for the advancement of democracy, peace and progress inNigeria and Africa,” Jonathan said.

CAJ News established that the former President will also receive the Diplomatic Circle Award in Switzerland on the 21st of January.He is set to be the first African leader to be so honored.Jonathan’s stock has risen after he conceded defeat to Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential poll held last year.It was the first time the opposition defeated in the incumbent.

–  CAJ News

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Posted by on Jan 15 2016. Filed under Africa & World, Featured, National, News, Regional. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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