Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, on Friday announced former President Goodluck Jonathan as honorary Special Adviser to the Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Board.
With the appointment, Jonathan is expected to sit on the Board.
Gov. Dickson, who announced his appointment at the formal launching of the Trust Fund in Yenagoa, urged the former President to use his influence to attract donations to the fund.
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“Let me commend our leader, the former President for his educational strides during his time as the governor of this State. He laid the solid foundation for our educational system that is why I have the honour to appoint him as the honorary Special Adviser to oversee the collection of donations for the Education Trust Fund.
“With this appointment, he will sit on the board of Bayelsa State Education Development Trust Fund, as a former teacher, an educationist; he has enough experience to drive the board to success,” the governor said.