se­gun awolowo is the grand­son of Chief Obafemi awolowo, one of nige­ria’s great found­ing fa­thers. his grand­fa­ther left him very big shoes to fill. some men might have found that a chal­leng­ing task in it­self but se­gun, like his grand­fa­ther be­fore him, keeps mak­ing strides to im­pact pos­i­tively in the growth of the nige­rian econ­omy. though he has not served from a po­lit­i­cally elec­tive post, he has played key roles in cer­tain sec­tors in var­i­ous gov­ern­ments with his lat­est one be­ing the Chief ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of the nige­rian ex­port Pro­mo­tion Coun­cil (nePC). nePC is nige­ria’s apex or­ga­ni­za­tion for the de­vel­op­ment and pro­mo­tion of non-oil ex­ports to di­ver­sify the na­tion’s econ­omy.

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