27 Nigerians named as Uk most powerful, influential persons ( full list)

No fewer than 27 Nigerian-born British descents have been listed among the most influential and powerful black Britons in the 12th year of the UK Black Powerlist honours.

Men and women of African and African-Caribbean heritage in Britain who are making a difference and impacting lives in their environment were honoured.

The chief executive officer of Ebonylife TV, Mo Abudu, actor John Boyega and boxing champion, Anthony Joshua are among those who made the list.

Other persons of Nigerian descent on the list are:

Nneka Abulokwe – IT and Governance Advisor.

Joy Odili – Consultant plastic surgeon at ‎St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust.

Dr Emeka Okaro – Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London NHS Hospitals

Dr Ian Nnatu – Consultant Psychiatrist at Charing Cross Hospital, London and Medical Director at Cygnet Hospital Harrow

Nero Ughwujabo – Special Adviser to the Prime Minister

Kathryn Nwajiaku – Co-director at Development Results

Grace Ononiwu – Chief Crown Prosecutor at Crown Prosecution Service

Chuka Umunna – Labour Politician

Tunde Ogungbesan – BBC head of diversity and inclusion

Femi Oguns – Founder of the Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency Group

David Olusoga – Historian, filmmaker and joint creative director of Uplands Television Ltd

Dumi Oburota – Founder of Disturbing London

Ade Adepitan – TV presenter and wheelchair basketball player

Wol Kolade – Managing partner at Living bridge

Tunji Akintokun – Director at Cisco leading mid-market sales and partnerships for Africa

Bukola Adisa – MD, head of RCSA design and execution, chief controls office at Barclays

Yinka Shonibare – Artist

Duro Olowu – Fashion designer

Chi-Chi Nwanoku – Musician, professor and founder of Chineke! Orchestra

Chris Ofili – Artist

Sandie Okoro – Senior vice president and general counsel at World Bank Group

Ebele Okobi – Facebook’s director of public policy for Africa

Professor Funmi Olonisakin – Vice president and vice principal international at King’s College London

Richard Iferenta – KPMG partner and head of challenger banking.


Source: Dailypost ng

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