By Emmanuel Nduka
Former Nigerian President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has launched the GEJ Sports Club in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The African icon of peace who has recently received several laudable appointments within and outside the country, took to his Facebook page to make the announcement on Sunday.
“Today, it was a delight and honour to host friends and sports enthusiasts at the official opening of Gej sports club in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
“The Club will be pleased to partner with relevant stakeholders to grow and nurture young talents that will make Nigeria and Africa proud,” the former Bayelsa Governor wrote.
The Heritage Times had reported that Cavendish University, a leading Ugandan tertiary institution, appointed Jonathan as its 3rd Chancellor.
The appointment which took effect from April 27, means Jonathan now replaces Benjamin Mkapa (former President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the late 2nd Chancellor, and the late Dr Kenneth Kaunda (former President of the Republic of Zambia, 01st Chancellor)
Dr Jonathan is expected to be installed next month on August 26, in time to preside over the conferment of Degrees and award of Diplomas and Certificates at the University’s 10th Graduation Ceremony that will take place at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort on the same date.