By Kalu Nwokoro Idika
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on his appointment as Chairman, International Summit Council for Peace (ISCP)-Africa.
The congratulatory message was conveyed in a statement issued by the party’s National and Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan
PDP said President Jonathan’s appointment as ISCP-Africa, an association of incumbent and former heads of state and their deputies, established in 2019 by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) which is an organization in general consultative status with the United Nations (UN), is in recognition of his leadership qualities as democrat as well as his resounding success in peace keeping efforts across the world.
Kola said that the 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.
He also congratulated President Jonathan on his appointment as the Chancellor of Cavendish University, Uganda (CUU).
Kola further said the party 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.
It however congratulated Dr. Jonathan and urged the former president to use the positions to further the advancement of peace and development in Africa and world at large.
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