Abuja - 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 United States
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
King is the sister of the late American Civil Rights
"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.
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He expressed pleasure to meet Naomi King for attending
the event and identify with the goals and aspirations of the Goodluck Jonathan
"By this award, I am further inspired to continue to
work for the advancement of democracy, peace and progress in Nigeria and Africa,"
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
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
- CAJ News