Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan makes 100 most reputable Africans’ list
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan; Founder and General Overseer at Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo and Founder and Chairman of the Coscharis Group, Cosmas Maduka, are some of the Nigerians who have been named among the 2023 ‘100 Most Reputable Africans’.
Other Nigerians on the list include General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Founder and General Overseer, The Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Paul Enenche (Dr., Pastor); and Human Rights Advocate, Aisha Yesufu.
The 2023 ‘roll of honour’ was released by Reputation Poll International (RPI), a global reputation firm.
The list featured individuals from diverse sectors including; Governance/Leadership, Entertainment, Human rights/Advocacy, Education, and Business. The selection criteria are Integrity, Visibility, and Impact.
Other prominent personalities who featured on the list include Kenya’s Amina Chawahir Mohamed and Cameroon’s Njoya Tiku, Manager of the UNDP Regional Office in West and Central Africa.
In the Governance and Policy category, the list has Kenya’s President H.E. Wiliam K. Ruto; H.E. Lazarus Chakwera President of Malawi and Ivory Coast Senator Chantal Moussokoura Fanny, among others.
Egypt’s Naguib Onsi Sawiris, chairman of Weather Investments’ parent company; Ghana’s Sir Samuel Esson Jonah, chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, and executive chairman of Jonah Capital, South Africa’s Carol Bouwer, Nigeria’s Dr Dauda Lawal, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Credent Capital and Advisory, were listed in the Business category.
In the Human Rights Advocacy category, Martha K. Koome, Chief Justice of Kenya, and Nigeria’s Aisha Yesufu are featured.
On Leadership, Ethiopia’s President Sahle Work-Zedwe, Nigeria’s Dr Paul Enenche MD, and Ghana’s Afua Kyei (the Chief Financial Officer at Bank of England, where she leads the Finance Directorate) are featured.
In addition to the individuals recognized on Reputation Poll International’s “100 Most Reputable Africans” list for their various achievements, there are also those who are celebrated for their contributions to social impact and social entrepreneurship, helping to transform businesses in Africa and positively impacting lives without causing controversy.
During the announcement of the list, Ms Beldina Auma, the Co-Chairperson of the Review and Audit Committee, as well as the Chair Emeritus of the World Bank Group-IMF African Society, President of SCIP-International, said the organisation is dedicated to recognizing people, groups, and businesses who continually improve lives in Africa and around the world.