General news

Nigerian Omojuwa Joins Halifax as First African Board Member

Published

on

Nigerian Omojuwa Joins Halifax as First African Board Member

By Ismail Abdulaziz Expert and social commentator Japheth Omojuwa, better known as JJ Omojuwa, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Halifax International Security Forum (HFX), Washington DC.

An HFX statement Monday in Abuja said Omojuwa became the first Nigerian and African to make a list of respected world leaders who make up the board. .

“We are truly delighted to have Omojuwa on board and everyone here looks forward to working closely with him to further our mission of strengthening cooperation among democracies around the world,” HFX wrote on his Twitter page.

HFX is a global, non-profit think tank that brings together senior officials from mostly democratic countries around the world to freely discuss issues, share knowledge, and debate possible responses to global security challenges.

Current members of the HFX board include: White House candidate for ambassador to United Nations food and agriculture agencies, Cindy McCain; President of the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, retired Major-General. Tammy Harris.

Others are the former Deputy Commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Dr. Luis Rubio; and fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Ahmet Taçyildiz, founding president of Ant Holding and president of GAP Insaat; Janice Gross Stein who is Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Omojuwa took to social media to announce the nomination, saying he was delighted to accept the invitation from HFX.

“It gives me the opportunity to work with exemplary leaders and change agents who are dedicated to strengthening strategic cooperation among democratic nations,” he said.

Beyond her extensive knowledge of international business and digital media, Omojuwa brings to Halifax a distinguished career and a reputation in the private sector through her wealth of knowledge on social issues.

Omojuwa is the founder and chief strategist of Alpha Reach, one of Nigeria’s leading digital media companies.

In 2019 he became a British Council Chevening Fellow and recently obtained a Masters degree from University College London where he studied Behavior Change at the Faculty of Brain Sciences.

He is the author of the bestselling book “Digital: The New Code of Wealth.” (NOPE)

Short Link: https://wp.me/pcj2iU-3B9F

NNN

NNN: :is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor @ nnn.ng

Recent Posts

Airtel, UNICEF partner to empower Nigerian youth NEDC begins free treatment of 100 VF patients in Borno Ebonyi CJ releases 12 inmates from Afikpo detention center Ganduje renews its commitment to primary health care Sanwo-Olu sworn in to 57 newly elected council presidents End poverty, Okowa urges political candidates Insecurity: Military, other efforts deserve praise – Group CBN stops selling forex to BDCs 70% of adults in the EU have received at least one vaccine PenCom develops automatic pre-retirement verification, registration application Germany awards scholarships to 9 NFI students – Spokesman PenCom begins payment of 2.5% pension differentials – DG Development / Children’s Golf Clinic will serve as the selection process for the Junior Open JO: Osaka says the pressure is “a bit strong” after crashing Pension fund reaches N12.66trn – PenCom Housing: the Minister of Public Works welcomes the driving role of the private sector Commission opens calls for tenders for the transfer of water between basins to Lake Chad Focus on secondary schools will promote grassroots cricket, ex-federation president says Aruna breaks down after her first match at the Tokyo Olympics Law Week: Osinbajo calls for a tech-driven legal system Osinbajo wants justice to embrace technology and innovation Nigeria-Cameroon border bridge will facilitate free trade – Fashola 4 other Bethel Baptist high school students find their freedom Mfum Bridge will strengthen Nigeria’s participation in AfCFTA – Fashola COVID-19: NCDC records 213 new infections, 2 deaths Entrepreneurship, panacea for national unemployment – Ooni Fashola advocates land for infrastructure Minister calls on African countries to focus on science and technology Nigeria to reopen its mission in San Francisco in the United States 2023: Group battery support for Yahaya Bello FG will support the UNICEF GenU – Osinbajo project Fayemi reaffirms its commitment to the unity of the nation and peaceful coexistence GDP: NAEE calls for clarification on 30% of border exploration revenue Mission condemns false publication against diplomatic relations between Ghana and Nigeria Vaccines and digital infrastructure will thrive in Africa – WTO, US Law Week: Osinbajo calls for a tech-driven legal system CVR: new online registrations reach 1 million – INEC Sokoto State records 397 fires in 7 months – Official Agriculture Minister presents tools to cocoa farmers in Ondo FG to poverty reduction through sustainable agriculture Nigeria adopts eco-hydrological solutions to tackle water challenges COVID-19 creates opportunities for innovation – Osinbajo Buhari signs 982.7 billion naira supplementary budget Global private equity assets have reached $ 4.50 billion in 10 years – FMDQ Adamawa registers 774 cases of sexual and gender-based violence, condemns 297 Rugby Africa / Press release WHO Regional Office for Africa / Press release UNICAL VC charges the staff with their dedication to work Rugby Africa / Press release Buhari attends education summit in London and has bilateral talks with Prime Minister Johnson