6 Nigerians who hold leadership positions at top international organisations
October 19, 2018
Nigerians are doing well all over the world. Some of them are key decision makers of multi-organisations while others represent the largest economy in Africa.
Business Insider SSA looks at some of the high profiled Nigerians and the organisation they are working:
1. Aisha Mohammed – United Nations
Amina J. Mohammed was appointed as Deputy Secretary-General in January 2017.
2. Chile Eboe-Osuji – International Criminal Court
The judges of the ICJ elected Nigerian Judge Eboe-Osuji as President of the Court for a three-year term in March 2018.
3. Akinwumi Adesina – African Development Bank
Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina was appointed in May 2015 as the eighth President of the African Development Bank Group.
4. Bukar Tijani – Food and Agriculture Organization
Bukar Tijani assumed office as FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa in December 2013.
5. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – Standard Chartered Bank UK, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI), African Risk Capacity (ARC) and Twitter
Last month, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was named on the board of Twitter Inc. She is also a Senior Adviser at Lazard.
6. Bola Adesola – United Nations Global Compact
Adeola’s appointment to the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, UNGC, was confirmed in April 2018, by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres.