Jonathan To Speak At World Press Conference In Geneva


Former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, will on Wednesday January 27, speak at  a World Press Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. The Press Conference is part of activities lined up by the Circle of Diplomats (Circle Diplomatique), Geneva in honor of the former Nigerian leader.

The conference which will hold on Wednesday, January 27 2015 at 3 pm local time, will be concluded with a dinner same day at the Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva.

According to a statement by Guy Mettan, the  Executive Director of the Geneva Press Club, former Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan will at the press briefing address two most crucial topics in Nigeria and West Africa.

Guy said Jonathan will talk about security and civil peace in Nigeria and West Africa, as well as improvement of health and education of children. He added that accredited United Nations correspondents and Swiss journalists are expected to also be at the press conference, to probably see Dr. Jonathan talking about Boko Haram activities in Nigeria and the fight against insurgency.

Jonathan since leaving office last year, has received both local and international awards and added to his international honorary accolades.

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In October last year, he was appointed by the Commonwealth to lead a team of international observers to Tanzania for her general election.

Jonathan also spoke at the Hope Global Forum in the United States earlier this month where lend his support to an entrepreneurship mentoring programme by sharing his experience in office with a wider global audience.

He was also honored by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in Atlanta, Georgia January 14,where he  was given the Presidential Award in recognition of his leadership in advancing human rights, social justice and the fight for universal freedom by Dr. Charles Steele Jr., President of the SCLC.

Goodluck Jonathan seem to be shinning outside the shores of Nigeria despite the pressure being mounted on him to explain his role in the missing N2.1 billion funds meant for arms during his administration, which the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, has revealed that the former president authorized all transactions he made.

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, has also confirmed he received millions from the former NSA to carry out some ‘assignment’ for the  former President.

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