Leading policy think-thank the Nigeria Economic Summit Group, NESG as part of efforts to strengthen its activities and improve upon its mandate of driving advocacy for the nation’s socio-economic space has rejigged its board.
The newly appointed board members are Ndidi Nwuneli, Managing Partner, Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Ltd and Founder, Leap Africa; Amina Maina – Group CEO, MRS Holdings Ltd; Mike Sangster, Chief Executive Officer, Total E & P Limited and Mr Karl Toriola, CEO MTN Nigeria.
Furthermore, Kyari Bukar, Managing Partner, Tran-Sahara Investment Corporation, returns to the NESG board. Other newly appointed directors joining the board are Omoboyede Olusanya, CEO Flour Mills Nigeria PLC; Mr Wassim El-Husseini, MD/CEO, Nestle Nigeria PLC; Mr Nnanna Ude, Managing Partner, Agon Continental Ltd and Mr Lanre Akinbo, Managing Partner, Wizer Resource & Advisory Limited and Wizer Consulting Services LLP.
The newly appointed directors will collaborate with current board members to drive the mandate on Nigeria’s foremost think tank and policy advocacy group in the national interest. The current members are Olaniyi Yusuf (Vice-Chair); Osagie Okunbor (2nd Vice-Chair); ‘Laoye Jaiyeola (CEO); Foluso Phillips; Adedoyin Salami; Yinka Sanni and Udeme Ufot. Other current board members are Tony Attah, Wonu Adetayo, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, Adekunle Elebute, Frank Aigbogun and Segun Ogunsanya.
Chairman of the Board Mr Asue Ighodalo appreciated all members for their commitment in the national interest and charged every Nigerian to remain steadfast, innovative and resilient in these challenging times.