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Surname, Name, Title Position Country
Abacha, Sani, General Former President (1993-1998) Nigeria
Abbas, Mahmoud, Badr el Din Sudan
Abbe, Osagie, Godwin, Major General Minister of Defence Nigeria
Abdullahi, Mohammed, Major General Former Chief of Staff for the Presidency Nigeria
Abiola, Kahimawo Olawale, Moshood, Chief, (MKO Abiola) President-Elect 1993 Nigeria
Aboul Gheit, Ali, Ahmed Minister of Foreign Affairs Egypt
Abubakar, Atiku Former Vice-President (1999-2007) Nigeria
Abubakar, Abdulsalami, General Former Head of State Nigeria
Acquah, Amoako, Paul, Dr Former Governor of the Bank of Ghana Ghana
Addo-Kufuor, Kwame, Dr Former Minister of Defence (2001-2008) Ghana
Adenuga, Mike Business Mogul, Telecoms, Banking and Oil Nigeria
Aderinokun, Tayo, Mr Managing Director of the Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Nigeria
Adesina, Akinwumi Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nigeria
Afewerki, Issayas Eritrea
Afeworki, Issayas President of Eritrea Eritrea
Africano, Faria de Assis Pereira, Albina, Dr Special Advisor to the President for Regional Affairs Angola
ag Acharatoumane, Moussa Mali
ag Assarid, Moussa Mali
Agada, Jerry, Anthony, Dr. Former Minister of State for Education Nigeria
Agarwal, Anil Chairman, Vedanta Resources India
Agustiawan, Karen President Director & CEO, PT Pertamina Indonesia
Agusto, Bode, Mr Chartered Accountant; Former Director General of the Budget Office (2003-2007) Nigeria
Agyarko, Kyeremateng, Boakye, Mr, (Torino) Ghana
Ahmed, Yayale, Mahmud, Alhaji, (Mr Civil Service) Former Secretary To the Federal Government Nigeria
Aja-Nwachukwu, Igwe Former Minister of Education Nigeria
Ajekigbe, Jacob Former Managing Director, First Bank Nigeria
Ajumogobia, Odein, Mr Minister of Foreign Affairs Nigeria
Akande, Inumidun, Justice Judge Nigeria
Akpabio, Godswill Governor of Akwa Ibom State Nigeria
Akpobolokemi, Ziakede, Patrick Nigeria
Akufo-Addo, Addo Dankwa, Nana Ghana
Akume, George, Mr Senator, Benue North West Constituency Nigeria
al Samarrai, ibn Awad, Ibrahim, (Abu Bakr al Baghdadi) 'Caliph' of the Islamic State, based in Iraq and Syria
al Saud, bin Abdul Aziz, Salman, King Saudi Arabia
Al-Bukhary, Mokhtar, Syed Businessman Malaysia
Alamieyeseigha, Solomon Peter, Diepreye, Chief, (DSP) Former Governor of Bayelsa State Nigeria
Alao, Tayo, Halima, Hajiya Minister of Environment and Housing Nigeria
Alao-Akala, Adebayo, Christopher, Chief Governor of Oyo State Nigeria
Ali, Hamidon Permanent Representative to the United Nations Malaysia
Ali, Amadou Cameroonian politician Cameroon
Aliyu, Mu'azu Governor of Niger State Nigeria
Allison-Madueke, Diezani Minister of Petroleum Resources Nigeria
Amaechi, Chibuike, Rotimi Nigeria
Amano , Yukiya International Atomic Energy Agency Governor Japan
Amour, Salmin Former President of Zanzibar
Ampofo, David Journalist Ghana
Anenih, Tony, Chief People's Democratic Party (PDP) Baron Nigeria
Annan, Atta, Kofi Former United Nations Secretary General (1997-2007) Ghana
Ansari, Hamid, Mohammad Vice-President India
Anyaoku, Emeka, Mr Former Secretary General of the Commonwealth Nigeria
Aondoakaa, Kaase, Michael Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Nigeria
Appiah-Menka, Akenten, Mr Founding Member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP); Managing Director of Apino Soap Ghana
Aprezi, Luke, Major General Commander of the African Mission in Sudan (AMIS) Nigeria
arap Moi, Toroitich, Daniel, (Nyayo) Former President Kenya
arap Sang, Joshua Kenya
arap Sang, Joshua Radio presenter, Kass FM, Nairobi Kenya
Atta Mills, Evans, John Former President Ghana
Azazi, Owoye, Lieutenant General Former Chief of Defence Staff Nigeria