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Donald Trump Appoints A Nigerian As A Member Of His Economic Advisory Team (Pictured)

President-Elect Donald Trump has appointed some of the best and brightest brains in the world to be on his Economic Advisory team to “Make America Great again”. He appointed multibillionaires and the CEO’s of fortune 500 companies such as Boeing, Walmart, JP Morgan Chase amongst others.4561327_bayoogunlesi_jpeg93cf90222777575b72d4f3acda37dc9e


Of the over dozen Presidential appointments, Ondo state born Nigerian businessman Bayo Ogunlesi an Oxford and Harvard graduate who is the CEO and Founder of multibillion dollar company Global Infrastructure Partners made the list. He is also the only black man in the Advisory Committee whose father was the first Professor of Medicine in Nigeria. According to Bloomberg he is worth an estimated $900 million dollars.


See the the list of President-elect Donald Trump’s economic advisory team:


Stephen Schwarzman (forum chairman), chairman, CEO, and cofounder of Blackstone


Paul Atkins, CEO of Patomak Global Partners, former commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission


Mary Barra, chairwoman and CEO, General Motors


Toby Cosgrove, CEO, Cleveland Clinic


Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Larry Fink, chairman and CEO, BlackRock


Bob Iger, chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company


Rich Lesser, president and CEO, Boston Consulting Group


Doug McMillon, president and CEO, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.


Jim McNerney, former chairman, president, and CEO of Boeing


Adebayo “Bayo” Ogunlesi, chairman and managing partner, Global Infrastructure Partners


Ginni Rometty, chairwoman, president, and CEO of IBM


Kevin Warsh, Shepard Family Distinguished Visiting Fellow in economics at the Hoover Institute, former member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System


Mark Weinberger, global chairman and CEO, EY


Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO, General Electric


Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize winner, vice chairman of IHS Markit

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Wisdom Nwedene studied English Language at Ebonyi State University. He is a writer, an editor and has equally interviewed many top Nigerian Politicians and celebrities. For publication of your articles, press statements, upload of biography, video content, contact him via email:

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