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Former Military President, Murtala Muhammed's Daughter, Aisha Appointed Into The Board Of The NDDC.

Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode.
The first daughter of former Military President of Nigerian, late General Murtala Muhammed, Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari into the newly reconstituted board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode is a development specialist, international NGO expert, entrepreneur, author, philanthropist and human rights activist specializing in women and girls issues and initiatives. She is a highly sought after speaker and advisor on social impact and corporate social responsibility with a deep expertise in Africa-related women and girls initiatives.

She is the founder and CEO of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF), a non-governmental political advocacy organization dedicated to engendering socio-economic changes and good governance on the African continent. Since 2014, the MMF has partnered with Cherie Blair Foundation in a program that draws mentees and mentors from over 50 countries.

Aisha Oyebode is a co-convener of the ongoing Bring Back Our Girls Movement, she drives the group’s activities in Lagos, South West Nigeria.

Aisha Oyebode is the Group CEO of Asset Management Group Limited (AMG), a company founded in 1991, specializing in real estate development and management and offering real estate across the spectrum. AMG facilitated the building of the first mall in Nigeria, the Palms Mall.

She is a non-Executive Director at Lekoil Limited, an AIM listed company of the London Stock Exchange with focus on oil exploration in the African region, a director of Cambridge Growth Partners, Co-owner of BoConcept Nigeria, Pandora Nigeria and several international retail brands.

She recently became a Director on the Board of Diamond Bank Plc., a leading bank in Nigeria.
She is also a member of the Women Leadership Board of the Harvard Kennedy School – Women and Public Policy Program, an Advisor and Country Expert to the University of Pennsylvania Law Global Women’s Leadership Project. She is an advisor to the United States Institute of Peace (USIP).

She has an LLM. in Public International Law and an MBA in Finance. She is currently studying for a PhD at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and would be representing the North-West, Kano on the board of the NDDC.

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