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Lifestyle 6 Nigerians who hold leadership positions at top international organisations

Some of them are key decision makers of multi-organisations while others represent the largest economy in Africa.

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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

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Deputy Secretary General of the UN, Amina Mohammed

(Bella Naija)

 

Amina J. Mohammed was appointed as Deputy Secretary-General in January 2017.

2. Chile Eboe-Osuji - International Criminal Court

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Eboe-Osuji is also the judge in charge of the genocide case against the Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta at the ICC.

(ICC)

 

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

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Akinwunmi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank

(Feedstuffs)

 

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

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6 Nigerians who hold leadership positions at top international organisations

(African agric council)

 

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

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Nigeria's ex-finance minister, Okonjo Iweala

(WhistleNG)

 

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

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6 Nigerians who hold leadership positions at top international organisations

(The Nation)

 

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.

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