Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili

Fmr. VP, World Bank Africa
2017 Speaker


Obiageli Ezekwesili (popularly known as Oby Ezekwesili) is a chartered accountant and a former Minister who held the portfolios of Solid Minerals and Education at different times between 2004 and 2007. She also served as the Vice-President of the World Bank's Africa division from May 2007 to May 2012. Ezekwesili holds a Master's in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos and a Master of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. An ordained pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, she is married with children.

Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili spoke at the 2017 RCCG Teap Teens Conference on Seven Stages of Life where she highlighted the following:

  • Infancy - Young Person - Lover - Solider - People of Justice - Old Age - Years of Accountability
  • As Teens and young adults, locking in now, into the personality you want at this stage of your life sets the precedence for your future
  • You must determine to be a purposeful person - don’t trade away cherished values for momentary gains!