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Advisers

Mr. Bunmi Makinwa

Chief Executive Officer of AUNIQUEI, a private entrepreneurial initiative in communication for leadership.

Makinwa was Africa Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); Director of UNAIDS New York Office; Director and Representative of UNAIDS to the African Union, Addis Ababa. He has worked for Family Health International (FHI), Programme for Appropriate Technology for Health (PATH) and World Health Organization.
 
Makinwa has degrees from University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and Harvard University, USA. He has diplomas from institutions in Germany and South Africa.
 
He authored and co-authored several books and journal articles. He is a blogger at bunmimakinwa.com and commentator on politics and public affairs. He writes analytical columns and opinions for news media and online publications, including The Guardian newspaper in Nigeria, Sahara Reporters, and Africa Development Talk.
 
He is adviser to governments, businesses and United Nations. He serves on the boards of several businesses and not-for-profit organizations. He speaks several languages.
Ambassador Dr. Nureldin Satti

He is an educator and a retired diplomat and senior UN official from Sudan. He got a Doctorate in Literature from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1974 and taught French language and literature at the University of Khartoum

Prof. Dunera R. Ilako

Prof. Dunera Rahel Ilako has been a practicing ophthalmologist for over twenty years. She is a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Nairobi

Prof. Diedre L. Badejo

Dr. Badejo holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature and a Masters in African Area Studies majoring in West African theatre, oral historiography, and minoring in political science (UCLA). As part of her UCLA masters’ degree, she took year-long courses in literature/theatre, history, and political science at the University of Ghana’s Institute of African Studies, Legon.

Babafemi Adesina BADEJO, Ph.D

For almost two and a half decades, he served the United Nations in Somalia, Kenya, Liberia, Guinea-Bissau and Sudan as Chief of Staff of complex UN Peace Operations; Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General...