- Dr. Goodluck Jonathan is in the news again, and for the right reasons
- The former Nigerian leader is leading an election observers mission to Mozambique
- Jonathan's image as an African statesman is soaring on a daily basis
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived Maputo, the capital of Mozambique.
Jonathan is in the country for electoral duties, leading an African Union (AU) delegation to observe Mozambique's October 15 general elections.
The former Nigerian leader has been busy in the past few months monitoring elections across the continent and beyond.
Jonathan's new status as an African statesman is not far-fetched given his decision to handover to then opposition candidate, Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.
“I arrived Maputo, capital of Mozambique, this afternoon to the warm embrace of Nigerian embassy and African Union (AU) Officials led by Ambassador Uyigue Igbe and AU's senior special advisor Mr. Okechukwu Ibe.
“I am hoping that the presence of election observers including the African Union (AU) delegation which I am leading to observe Mozambique's October 15 general elections will help strengthen the course of democracy on the continent,” Jonathan wrote on his Facebook page.
Jonathan recently said the biggest legacy he left for Nigeria is an improved electoral system.
According to him, his personal loss in the 2019 presidential election is a win for Nigeria, due to the improved electoral system he ensured came to fruition during his time in power.
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