Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan has been appointed as Chancellor of Cavendish University Uganda (CUU), in Uganda.
The announcement was made by the university via its Twitter handle.
“Welcome aboard @GEJonathan as you take over as the Chancellor of CUU. We look forward to this new era and achieving great things under your leadership.
Success begins at Cavendish!”
Jonathan’s appointment makes him the third chancellor of the university, after Benjamin Mkapa, the late President of the United Republic of Tanzania, the second Chancellor, and the late Dr. Kenneth Kaunda former President of the Republic of Zambia, who was the pioneer Chancellor.
Jonathan is expected to be installed on August 26, 2021, in time to preside over the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas and certificates at the University’s 10th Graduation Ceremony which will take place at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort on the same date.