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Oby Katryn Ezekwesili (Obiageli)

Date of Birth: 28 April 1963
Place of Birth: Anambra State, Nigeria


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Don't shoot the ambulance

So World Bank President Robert Zoellick and Africa Vice-President Obi Ezekwesili have been lobbying the rich-countries Group of Eight and the African Union (AU) to support the Bank's proposed 'vulnerability fund'...


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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s team of technocrats – including current World Bank Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Bank Vice-President Obiageli Ezekwesili – are out of the running and Yar’Adua’s pool of talent is under pressure politically and physically...


Giant steps

He was a driving force among the team of reformers during President Olusegun Obasanjo's second term: Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Education Minister Obi Ezekwesili anti-corruption czar Nuhu Ribadu and Director General of the Bureau for Public Enterprise Irene Chigbue...


What future for the reform team?

Her reform colleague the anti-corruption campaigner and Minister of Education Obiageli Ezekwesili is heading to the World Bank to take up a Vice-Presidency in the Human Development department...


An outsider moves up the list

They also coincided with the independent attempts by the remaining reformers in the Obasanjo government - the EFCC's Chairman Nuhu Ribadu Federal Capital Territory Minister Nasir el-Rufai and Education Minister Obiageli Ezekwesili - to make a final push against grand corruption before next year's elections...


The next election deadline

Younger Nigerians are excited about the possibility that the Minister for the Federal Capital Territory Nasir el-Rufai might take a run at the PDP nomination with the backing of the government's remaining reformers such as EFCC Chairman Nuhu Ribadu and Education Minister Obiageli Ezekwesili...


Leaving it late

El-Rufai 46 is regarded as the architect of the government's economic reform programme and he is linked to Ribadu (whose position as EFCC Chairman constitutionally outlasts Obasanjo) and to Mines Minister Obiageli Ezekwesili...


Reformers reshuffle

He moved high-profile Finance Minister and former World Bank Vice-President Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to Foreign Affairs and fellow reformer Oby Ezekwesili from Solid Minerals to Education...


Players on parade

Obasanjo's reform team including Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Energy Minister Obi Ezekwesili and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Nassir el-Rufai may continue in their technocratic roles but lack the backing within the PDP for the top job...


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