– Frank Nweke Jr, a former minister of information, has been elected president of the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Association of Nigeria
– Apart from the former minister, other members of the association were also elected into different positions
– Nweke obtained a master in public administration from the prestigious Harvard institution in 2008
A former minister of information, Frank Nweke Jr, has emerged president of the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Association of Nigeria (HKSAAN).
The former minister obtained a master in public administration from the prestigious Harvard institution in 2008, bioreports reports.
Bioreports recalls that Nweke served as minister of information and communications under ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration.
It should be noted that HKSAAN is the only Harvard Kennedy School alumni association in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In his acceptance speech, Nweke implored every member of the association to contribute their knowledge and resources towards transforming Nigeria for the better.
The former minister said beneficiaries of Harvard education in Nigeria should do all they can to ensure that the country is transformed for the better.
Frank Nweke Jr. Photo credit: http://www.franknwekeii.com
In other news, Daniel Awe has been appointed as the new head of the Africa Fintech Foundry (AFF), the management and board of Access Bank PLC have announced.
The financial institution said Awe’s appointment underscores its commitment to advance technological innovation in the African banking sector.
Meanwhile, Bioreports previously reported that Kelechi Madu, the Canadian-based Nigerian man who was appointed minister of justice and solicitor-general of the Province of Alberta, had expressed his gratitude to Nigerians.
Taking to his Twitter page to thank Nigerians, the minister said he looks forward to the day when Nigeria and Africa become places where hard work and merit are rewarded.
He tweeted:“Thank you for all the support and prayers coming from Nigeria and Nigerians in the Diaspora. I look forward to the day when Nigeria and Africa become places where hard work and merit are rewarded. Chukwu Gozie!”
Recall that after he was appointed, Madu took to his LinkedIn page to reflect on his new appointment and vowed to ensure that everyone in Alberta has access to equal justice.