Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, is to be honoured at the maiden edition of African Heritage Concert and Awards, slated to hold in Kigali, Rwanda on 1st April, 2023, with the African Democracy and Peace Icon Award.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan

The award organised by Heritage Times is to celebrate and honour distinguished African personalities, who have dignified themselves through remarkable achievements across the globe.


They will also recognize outstanding achievements made by Africans in areas of Business, Politics, Philanthropy, Entertainment, Arts and Culture, Science and Technology and Social Innovation.

Other awardees include; former President of Tanzania, late John Magufuli; Vice President of Liberia, Dr Jewel Howard-Taylor; former President of Botswana, Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama, Rtd, Founder & Executive Director of Bright Kids Uganda and Uganda’s first female Sports journalist, Victoria Nalongo Namusisi and many other prominent Africans.

Former President Jonathan, will be honoured as the first Nigerian incumbent President to cede power peacefully to the opposition in the aftermath of an election, a move which saved the country from plunging into speculated crisis in 2015.

Story: Elizabeth Ereke