Ex-President Jonathan endorses effort to end modern slavery

Former President Goodluck Jonathan with Founder of The Walk Free Foundation, Andrew Forrest poring over the 2016 Global Slavery Index

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday met with the founder of The Walk Free Foundation, a prominent anti-modern slavery body, Andrew Forrest, in efforts to promote liberty in Africa and other parts of the world.

The foundation, which publishes Global Slavery Index to increase awareness of the problem of modern slavery, is active in helping people caught up in modern slavery achieve their freedom.

Mr. Jonathan met with Mr. Forrest and his daughter, Grace, in New Jersey where he also endorsed their work in a video message.

The former president is chairman of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, which is committed to spreading democracy and freedom throughout Africa.

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