Governor El-Rufai has now joined the league of World leaders



Governor El-Rufai has now joined the league of World leaders. He has entered the International Hall of Fame..., as Oxford University appointed him,  alongside Gambari to the University’s Africa Board

The African Studies Centre, University of Oxford is set to inaugurate its newly-constituted International Advisory Board on the 12th of October 2018. The nine-member board has been set up to guide the centre on policy and relationships with African governments, institutions and businesses.

The African Studies Centres International Advisory Board will be formally inaugurated by the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), who will also deliver a lecture at the event. The board chairperson is Mr Tito Mboweni, first black South African to lead the South African Reserve Bank and Minister of Labour in President Nelson Mandela’s cabinet from 1994 to 1998.

The other members of the International Advisory Board are:

1. The First Lady of Namibia, Madame Monica Geingos, a lawyer

2. Mr Gareth Ackerman, Chairman, Pick’n Pay, South Africa

3. Professor Ibrahim Gambari, former UN Under-Secretary for Political Affairs

4. Nigeria’s External Affairs Minister and most recently Commonwealth Secretary General’s Special Envoy to Zambia

5. Dr Charlotte Harland-Scott, British-born Zambian economic and social development specialist, Oxford alumna and former First Lady of Zambia

6. Governor Nasir El-Rufai, a Quantity Surveyor, Management Consultant and current Governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria

7. Ms Linda Mabhena-Olagunju, founder and Managing Director of DLO Energy Group (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

8. Mr Alex Duncan, a Development practitioner, consultant economist and Director, Policy Practice, UK

9. Mr Ivor Agyeman-Duah, a Ghanaian economist and author.

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