Former minister of education Oby Ezekwesili has been named into the board of directors at Nexford University, United States.
The Washington DC-based online university said in a statement that the appointment was due to her deep experience in creating sustainable value and driving strategy in the education sector.
The appointment of Ezekwesili alongside other education experts and industry leaders, the institution added, would strengthen its board and management team, as well as aid its next growth step.
“Their track records and proven leadership in strategy, technology and education will help Nexford continue its impressive growth and achieve its business targets,” the varsity stated.
Appointed alongside Ezekwesili to join the university is the ex-McKinsey senior partner, Driek Desmet; Jennifer Bangoura, Nancy Rubin and Cathy Plunkett were also appointed to the institution’s management team.