The WFO (world fashion organization ) took the decision in recognition of Jonathan’s achievements despite security challenges. It was revealed in a statement signed by Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor Seriake Dickson.
The Goodluck Jonathan World Fashion University, according to the statement, will be equipped with a research centre, amphitheater, faculty of social sciences, conference centre, textile plant building, sports complex among other facilities.
GEJ who was represented by Edem Duke, the Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, expressed gratitude for the honour at a Gala Night held in Yenagoa.
He stated that the creative industry contributes 40 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) across the continent