By Prince Okafor
Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) yesterday announced the appointment of Chienye Ogwo as its Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Ogwo was at the helm of affairs at Union Bank of Nigeria, in developing strategies for the implementation of the bank’s transformation initiatives, and facilitating buy-in amongst internal and external stakeholders.
Commenting on the announcement, the Founder and Chairman of the Africa Initiative for Governance, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, stated: “After a rigorous search and selection process by the board of directors, we are pleased to announce Chienye’s appointment and to welcome her on board.”
He further stated that, “Chienye brings a valuable blend of experience to the organisation and we look forward to working with her as we forge ahead towards the attainment of our goals.”
She has an LL.B from the University of Lagos, a B.L. from the Nigerian Law School and an M.S. in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) works with governments, academic institutions and other partners to improve governance and transform public sector performance. AIG’s pioneering initiative brings proven private sector innovation, leadership and funding in a private-public partnership to attract, inspire and support future leaders of Africa’s public sector.