Former President Jonathan will lead 33 election observers to Dar Es Salam, Tanzania ahead of their general election scheduled for October 25.
This was made known by the Tanzania ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation acting permanent secretary, Yahya Simba during a news conference in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania.
Simba said, Jonathan will lead the Commonwealth observers, Armando Guebuza, former Mozambican President, will lead the African Union (AU) observer team. Simba said more than 600 observers will monitor the elections.
“Tanzania is pleased to note that the Post-2015 Development Agenda, inter alia, has taken on board the unfinished business of the MDGs, focusing on trans-formative change, and endeavouring to eradicate poverty in all its forms by 2030,” he said.
Tanzania with a population of 46 million will elect a new president , members of parliament and councilors.