Oby Ezekwesili declares her intention to run for presidential election 2019

Oby ezekwesili to run for president 2019 diamondzblog.com.ng

Oby Ezekwesili has declared her intention to ‘run for, and win, the 2019 presidential election’ under ACPN.

In her words :


“I want to run for, and win, the 2019 presidential election to serve and put the citizens first by mobilizing and taking decisive actions on a number of big ideas that will help all of us build an exceptional nation.”


Aspirants for the 2019 Presidential elections are :

Mohammadu Buhari (APC)
Atiku Abubakar, (PDP)
Oby Ezekwesili, (ACPN)
Fela Durotoye (ANN)
Donald Duke, (SDP)
Kingsley Moghalu 55 (YPP)


Obiageli Ezekwesili ( 28 april 1963) popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili is a Nigerian chartered accountant from Anambra state. She is married to Pastor Nedu Ezekwesili of the Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG). She was a co-founder of Transparency International, serving as one of the pioneer directors of the global anti-corruption body based in Berlin, Germany. She served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo .

Since then, she served as the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division from May 2007 to May 2012, she was replaced by Makhtar Diop.

She holds a master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the
University of Lagos, as well as a Master of Public Administration degree from the
Kennedy School of Government , Harvard University . She trained with the firm of
Deloitte and Touche and qualified as a
chartered accountant .

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