Nigeria’s Olusegun Aganga Appointed Queen’s Commonwealth Trust Adviser
The immediate past Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Board of the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust.
Naija News learnt that the appointment was announced at the launch of the Trust, last Saturday, as part of the activities to mark the celebration of the 92nd birthday of the British monarch, in London.
Other Members of the advisory board include Shanthi Annan, Adam Bradford, Diana Good, David Grevemberg, Bill Holroyd, Julie Holroyd, Dr Kamel Hothi, Kelvin Hughes, Kenny Imafidon Ankit Kawatra, Michael Lake, Alexander McLean, Angeline Murimirwa, Dr Joanna Newman, Shally Shanker, Jordan Swain, Bill Thomas and Joannes Yimbesalu and the The Rt Hon. the Lord Kakkar.
Aganga who was exicited about the appointment said “I am really excited about the idea behind the trust and goals particularly as it is targeting young social entrepreneurs in the Commonwealth. “The enthusiasm and energy of the Queen Commonwealth Trust team is also infectious. “I have no doubt that many young social entrepreneurs in Nigeria will benefit from the Trust.”
Aganga, who was also the Chairman of the World Bank and IMF in 2010, pledged to plough back his wealth of experience as minister and financial expert to working for the realization of the objectives of the Fund.
The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust is set to use its network, platform and experience, together with the collaborative input of like-minded foundations and supporters, to enable young leaders across the commonwealth including Nigeria to realise their dreams and hopes for the future.