Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan has been appointed to the international advisory board of the European Corporate Council on Africa and the Middle East (ECAM Council).
He received the letter Thursday from ECAM Council to his Office informing him of the appointment.
The letter says, “For your information, the Chairman of ECAM Council Dr Kamel Ghribi is well acquainted with Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.
“We are setting up an international advisory board of ECAM Council and Dr Ghribi would be delighted to welcome him on board.”
“The Council was founded to develop realistic, effective and long-lasting solutions for more sustainable healthcare systems, with a special focus on the common issues affecting the Southern hemisphere of the globe.”
Ikechukwu Eze, Special Adviser to the ex-president in a statement said “By this appointment, Dr Jonathan becomes the first sub-Saharan African leader to serve on the board of the ECAM Council, a non-profit organisation established to promote and develop relations between the countries of Europe, Africa and the MENA (the Middle East and North Africa) region, with Italy playing the lead role.
Other members of the Advisory board are Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister, José Manuel Barroso, former President of the European Commission, Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General GCC Gulf Cooperation Council and Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Commission (AUC).