Stella Dimoko Former President Jonathan Appointed To Lead AU Elections Observer Mission to Zambia


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Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Former President Jonathan Appointed To Lead AU Elections Observer Mission to Zambia

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan is to lead the African Union Elections Observation Mission, AUEOM, to the Zambian general elections scheduled take place on October 11, 2016.

A statement posted on AU’s website yesterday stated that Jonathan would be leading members of the short term mission to join the continental body’s deployment of long term election experts who are already on ground in Zambia, adding that the chairperson of African Union Commission, AUC, approved it. 

The statement read,  “The Chairperson of the AUC has approved the deployment of African Union Elections Observation Mission, AUEOM, to the General Elections scheduled to place in the Republic of Zambia on October 11, 2016. “The deployment of the AUEOM will take place in two phases. The first phase comprise the deployment of long term election experts and took place from July 14 to August 22, 2016 and it is made up of 10 observers. “For the first time, the AU long term experts include election/ legal political/media/campaign analysts. 

“The objective is ensure that the AUEOM approaches its work with added professionalism and factual analysis of the legal, political, electoral, media and campaign aspects of the electoral process in Zambia. “At the second phase of the Mission, the long term experts will to be joined by Short Term observers from the August 1 to 15, 2016. “The Short Term Mission will be headed by Goodluck Jonathan, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 

“The AUEOM draws its mandate from various African Union instruments, most importantly: (a) the AU Guidelines for Elections Observation and Monitoring Missions, 2002; (b) the OUA/AU Declaration on Principles Governing Democratic Elections in Africa, 2002; African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights, 1981, and (c) African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance, 200), among others. 

“The objectives of the Mission is (a) to provide an accurate and impartial reporting or assessment of the quality of the 25th October General Elections in the United Republic of Tanzania, including the degree to which the conduct of the elections meets regional, continental and international standards for democratic elections; (b) to offer recommendations for improvement of future elections based on the findings; and, and (c) to demonstrate AU’s interest to support Tanzania’s elections and democratisation process to ensure that the conduct of genuine elections contributes to the consolidation of democratic governance, peace and stability in Tanzania in particular and the East African sub-region in general.

*Former President is being celebrated and given positions of leadership in everywhere around the World except in Nigeria and i keep wondering that if HE KNEW SO MUCH WHY COULDNT HE SAVE NIGERIA?

However i conclude that perhaps the supposed godfathers who rule Nigeria from behind must have held him to ransom...Mscheeew!


  1. Replies
    1. African leaders are corrupt so is easy for them celebrate a leader that watched Nigeria treasury drained.

    2. Stell
      So u know say na Cabals pull Gej down

      My Niger Delta pikin nothing do u Sir

    3. They messed the man up no be small. They were fingering his brain like a pot of stew. He didn't realise it until after he left office. Nigeria is not an easy country to manage.

  2. A king is not celebrated in his home stella

  3. GEJ remain my number one any time any day

  4. Stella leave matter for Matthias biko.. He is blessed

  5. Congrats to him. Haters should go and die in babosho voice

  6. My ever smiling Ex president!
    I still love you even though I battle with my conscience every time I remember what went down during your tenure.

    Oh well,it is what it is.
    Deep down,i know you are not a horrible person or Maybe I'm Naive. Congrats Sir.

  7. Congra my hero!...
    Stella,forget...Nigeria is cursed!...
    GEJ didn't claim to know it all like Vuharia...the people that ruled Nigeria before spoilt it...
    The best way to move forward is to split!...

  8. Stella the northerners promised to make GEJ's administration ungovernable and they did, even as that he tried his best compare to what we're seeing now. God bless you GEJ. I can die for you.

  9. Stella na u sabi,
    You are entitled to your opinion.
    God bless you sir!
    May you live long

  10. Nobody can save Nigeria. We re too deep in religious bigotry and tribalism.

  11. Stella whatever please.All I know is that my gentleman president is representing and making me proud each passing day.I love you GEJ and I'll always do.

  12. SDK ofcourse he was held to ransom. Politics was too complex for his simple nature. He is better off without it.

    1. ..And we can see how your "Buharia" that is held at "unransom"is rulling the country.

  13. Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
    My jona is loved world wide
    Stella,is only God that can save Nigeria

  14. Nigeria is filled with DOUBLE Standard fellas, only God in heaven can salvage her from her present state.
    GMB may even have good intentions for Nigeria but these same cabal will not allow it.
    Gej is better off without the whole drama called Nigeria politics.

  15. Yes Mrs mustapha i agree with your last statement there, he is sure better off Nigeria politics. Uncle jona all the way.

  16. am GEJ, my ever humble president

  17. GEJ remains the best Ever. His Humility is out of this world. Love him always

  18. His works are speaking for him, God bless your good heart Sir.


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