- Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has gotten another international recognition, this time in the world of academic
- The former Nigerian president has been officially inaugurated as the chancellor of Cavendish University in Uganda
- During the performance of his first duty, Jonathan congratulated graduates of the institutions at a ceremony on Thursday, August 26
A former Nigerian president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was on Thursday, August 26, inaugurated as the chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda.
Speaking of his Facebook page, Jonathan disclosed that he also performed his first official duty at the institution.
The occasion was the 10th graduation ceremony of the university today in Kampala on Thursday.
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"I am pleased to have been formally inaugurated as the Chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda and to have performed my first official function in that capacity at the 10th Graduation Ceremony of the University today in Kampala, Uganda.
"I congratulate the new graduands and urge them to deploy their knowledge towards positively impacting people, building a community of reformers and improving the society."
Goodluck Jonathan: Ex-Nigerian president bags juicy international appointment
Meanwhile, Jonathan had been appointed as chairman of the International Summit Council for Peace (ISCP)-Africa.
Legit.ng gathered that this was made known on Thursday, July 22, by Kola Ologbondiyan, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ologbondiyan in a statement shared on the PDP's Facebook page said the appointment was in recognition of Jonathan's leadership qualities as a democrat and his resounding success in peace-keeping efforts across the world.
In reaction to the appointment, PDP urged the former president to deploy his wealth of experience in his new mandate.
Why bullets alone can’t stop bandits, Goodluck Jonathan
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Jonathan advised the federal government to deploy the use of technology to check banditry and other forms of crimes in the country.
Jonathan gave the advice on Sunday, July 18, during a speech at the 50th birthday celebration of a former minister of aviation, Osita Chidoka, in Abuja.
He stated that bullets and other forces of arms alone cannot stop armed robberies, banditry, and other forms of criminality in the country.