Goodluck Jonathan Gets Job: To Lead 33-Nation Election Observer Mission In Tanzania

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been named to lead the a 33-nation observer mission to the Sunday, October 25, 2015 General Election to be held in Tanzania.

The Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Yahya Simba made this known in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, adding that the mission will be made up of observers from Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Pacific.

Speaking at a meeting jointly organised by the UN and the government of Tanzania on the event of the former’s 70th anniversary which will be commemorated next week.

Simba further enthused that while Jonathan will lead the Commonwealth observer team, former Mozambican President, Armando Guebuza will lead the African Union (AU) observer team. Read full