Oby Ezekwesili Gets New International Appointment
Nigeria’s former Minister of Education and Big Back Our Girls Activist, Oby Ezekwesili, has been appointed into the board of trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD).
The CEO of IBFD, Jan Maarten Slagter disclosed this in a statement released on Wednesday.
Slagter said that “IBFD is delighted that Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has joined our Board of Trustees and expects that her unique perspective and contribution will be enormously beneficial, in particular to the work that we do in developing economies.
“The current crisis will put more strain on government budgets, and domestic resource mobilization will be more important than ever going forward.”
While reacting to the appointment in a tweet on her official Twitter page on Thursday, Ezekwesili wrote: “Yes, I am delighted to join the Board of Trustees of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.
“Never has the matter of Taxation become more relevant to our continent.”