- The Ex-President is being invited to facilitate the process of the dialogue because of his neutrality and proven record in democratic and constitutional reforms.
The President of Gambia, Mr Adama Barrow has invited former Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan to lend his support to the country’s ongoing constitutional review process.
In a statement issued by Ikechukwu Eze, the Special Adviser to Jonathan, the Ex-President is scheduled to leave for the Gambia on Thursday.
Jonathan is expected to deploy his experience and goodwill as a well-respected international statesman towards advancing the constitutional review process in line with the expectations of Gambians.
The Ex-President is being invited to facilitate the process of the dialogue because of his neutrality and proven record in democratic and constitutional reforms.
Goodluck Jonathan Leaves For Gambia
According to the Gambian authorities, Jonathan will be meeting with various stakeholders including President Barrow, political party leaders and parliamentarians, while in the country.
It was gathered that the ongoing Gambian transition involves the drafting of a new constitution which has to be passed by the National Assembly before being submitted to a national referendum.