Tuesday, 28 August 2018

C'river born Odidi bags another int'l appointment alongside Obasanjo

| 28 August 2018 | Ukorebi Esien

An Atlanta based Cross Riverian and International Development Consultant, Mr. Princewill Odidi has bagged an international appointment to serve as a member of the Infrastructure Development Finance for Africa, IDFA board. 

The nomination and subsequent swearing in of the board took place over the weekend in faraway Dubai with Former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo emerging as Grand Patron of the Fund while the President of Mauritius is the First Chair Person of IDFA and the former President of 
Mauritius, Ameenah Gurib Fakim emerged as Board Chairman.

The IDFA is an international fund on Infrastructure Development designed specifically for Africa and supported by NEPAD, Africa Union, World Bank, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development IBRD and other global infrastructure financial instruments such as the G20 Infrastructure fund for Africa.

The composition of the fund draws some of Africa's finest in Development Economic to help shape the future of infrastructure development in Africa, with its secretariat located in Mauritius.

The IDFA 2018, came to a close yesterday with the likes of Jacob Saffa, the Finance Minister Ghana, Dr John Tambi, Finance Minister Sierra Leone, Davis Laporte, Central Bank Governor Seychelles, Dele Momodu, Ovation Nigeria, Yale Akin, Chiarman Nicon Insurance, Charles Egbu, London South Bank, including President Obasanjo among others.

The Cross River born lodestar State  believes the newly sworn-in team can indeed join forces to build a new Africa.

Ukorebi Esien tells the Nigerian Story, one article at a time.