Leadership in the African context: How to drive transformational change in African countries
HE Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a two-time President of Nigeria. He served as Nigeria’s military Head of State from 1976–79, becoming the first military ruler in Nigeria to hand over power to a democratically elected government. In 1999, he was elected civilian President and held office until 2007.

HE Chief Obasanjo is a leading African statesman. He has developed a strong international profile as a result of holding various positions in the United Nations (UN) and other organizations such as the African Union, where he was Chairperson from 2004 to 2006.

The UN has inducted him as special envoy of Africa, and as a representative of the African Union and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), where he oversees the democratic elections of countries across the African continent.
Date: 8 January 2018, 17:30 (Monday, 0th week, Hilary 2018)
Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter OX2 6GG
Venue Details: Accessible building
Speaker: Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (Former President of Nigeria)
Organising department: Blavatnik School of Government
Organiser contact email address: events@bsg.ox.ac.uk
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/events/special-lecture-chief-olusegun-obasanjo-former-president-nigeria
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Lucy Forsyth